East County News Service
October 9, 2020 (La Mesa) – This Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Grossmont Healthcare District is partnering with Champions for Health and County of San Diego to provide free flu shots to the East San Diego community. To reduce the chances of a severe COVID-19 and flu combination, receiving this season’s vaccination is more crucial than ever. Everyone qualifies to receive a free flu shot, including those uninsured or underinsured, pregnant women, and children 9 years of age and older. Fresh produce distribution and giveaways for kids also available while supplies last.
What: Free Drive-Thru and Walk-Up Flu Shot Clinic
When: Saturday, October 10, 2020, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Grossmont Healthcare District, 9001 Wakarusa Street, La Mesa, 91942
Who: Erica Salcuni, Director of Programs and Outreach, Grossmont Healthcare District
Cody Nelson, Director of Marketing and Development, Champions for Health
Volunteer nurses from Azusa Pacific University
Why: A lack of insurance doesn’t have to mean a lack of preventive healthcare, especially during COVID-19. Join us in the fight against this season’s flu to protect our community’s healthcare resources, save lives and have fun!