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Presbyterian Provides Free Flu Shots To Community

Release Date:

September 30, 2015

RUIDOSO, N.M. – Presbyterian Medical Group will provide FREE flu shots to those 18 and older at three locations in Ruidoso, Carrizozo and Capitan during the hours listed below or until the vaccine is gone.

Presbyterian Medical Group Free Flu Shot Locations:

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Carrizozo Health Center

Capitan Medical Clinic

Inn of the Mountain Gods

710 Avenue E.

405 Lincoln Way

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Carrizozo, NM 88301

Capitan, NM 88316

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

 

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The 2015-2016 flu vaccine will protect against four strains of seasonal flu:

  • Influenza A H3N2-type virus
  • Influenza A H1N1-type virus
  • Two Influenza B-type viruses

For their safety, children cannot receive flu shots through these clinics. Please contact your child’s primary care provider to receive a properly dosed flu shot.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months and older receive the flu vaccine.

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About Lincoln County Medical Center:
Lincoln County Medical Center is a county-owned facility that has been managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1972. This partnership is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities in Ruidoso and Lincoln County. Lincoln County Medical Center and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, a primary care and specialty clinic, three rural clinics and a countywide ambulance service in Lincoln County. Lincoln County Medical Center is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.​

Press Contact:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org 
505-923-6593

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