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EPFD,Health Departments announce December dates for free medical services for seniors

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza and pneumonia vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings and colorectal screening kits for seniors will start again in November at the following dates and locations.

Remember that the service is FREE to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 50 and over and do not have medical insurance or are on Medicaid. We are encouraging seniors who meet these guidelines to take advantage of the program.

The goal of the program is to increase the wellness of our senior citizens in our community who do not have access to these services.

Saturday Dec. 5: Station 17, 8803 Alameda Ave., 8-11 a.m.

Thursday Dec. 10: Station 21, 10000 Dyer St., 1-4 p.m.

(The public has management’s permission to park next door at Wienerschnitzel’s)

Tuesday Dec. 15: EPFD Community Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Dec. 19: Station 4, 1218 Randolph Dr., 8-11 a.m.

For more information, citizens are encouraged to call 3-1-1 or visit www.ephealth.com

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