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EPFD, Health Department announce January dates for free medical services

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 will start again in January at the following dates and locations.

Saturday Jan. 9: Station 9, 47 S. Dallas St., 8-11 a.m. (Corner of Dallas St. and Magoffin Ave.)

Tuesday Jan. 12: EPFD Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 23: Station 30, 4451 Loma Clara Dr., 8-11 a.m.

Thursday Jan. 28: EPFD Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-4 p.m.

Remember that the service is FREE to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 18 and over and do not have medical insurance or are on Medicaid. We are encouraging residents who meet these guidelines to take advantage of the program. The goal of the program is to increase the wellness of our community who do not have access to these services.

For more information, citizens are encouraged to call 3-1-1 or visit