• December 1, 2020

Tags : flu shots

El Paso Zoo hosts free drive-thru Flu Shots event next

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health and Fire Department along with partnering agencies are offering drive-thru flu vaccines to those 6 months and older at the El Paso Zoo. “Reducing the number of flu cases will also reduce the number of flu-related hospitalizations, which in turn will help keep hospital rooms available […]Read More

Flu Vaccination campaign begins in El Paso

With the change of seasons upon the Borderland, officials with Immunize El Paso say it’s now time to begin preparing the eminent flu season. The non-profit immunization clinic, is initiating their annual influenza vaccination to give El Pasoans an opportunity to stay healthy. “We want to ensure that we ensure that everyone is protected going into the flu season, and vaccination is […]Read More

EPFD Offering Free Flu Vaccines to the Uninsured

The El Paso Fire Department is encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program. Vaccinations for Health provides free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older. There are nine clinic dates in October and November: Saturday, Oct. 20: […]Read More

Immunize El Paso Secures Additional Flu Vaccine

With El Paso County reporting nearly a tripling in flu cases compared to last year, Immunize El Paso is stepping up efforts to ensure borderland residents get protected. The non-profit immunization group recently received a shipment of over 2,000 flu vaccines for adults, and has an additional stockpile reserved exclusively for children who do not […]Read More

Vaccinations for Health Program hosts November Round of Clinics

The El Paso Fire Department is encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program, which is a successful part of the Medicaid Waiver Program. Vaccinations for Health provides free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older. There are […]Read More

Second Flu-Related Death in El Paso Reported

Less than a week after the first flu-related death was identified in El Paso, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed a second flu-related fatality. This second death this season involves a woman in her 80’s who had underlying medical conditions. It is not known if she had received a flu […]Read More