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 blood pressure, glucose screenings and ColoCARE kits to patients 18 and older. Residents that do not have medical insurance can also receive free vaccinations for influenza (18 and older) and the pneumonia (65 and older).
There are 3 clinic dates in December and they are being held at the following locations and times:
Wednesday, Dec. 6: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 13: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 20: Fire Station 18, 7901 San Jose Rd., 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
No health clinic during Christmas week
Officials encourage residents who meet these guidelines to take advantage of the program. The goal of the program is to increase the wellness of the community.
For more information, residents are encouraged to call 3-1-1 or visit www.ephealth.com