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Free flu shots dispensed at San Juan College POD
Event Date and Time
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration: 5 hours
Location: Health and Human Performance Center

Event Details

As a designated Point of Distribution (POD) for the New Mexico Department of Health, San Juan College also will host a free flu shot clinic, Thursday, November 7, from 2 to 7 p.m. The clinic will be in the Health and Human Performance Center gym. 700 free doses of the flu shot will be available for adults 19 years of age and older, and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

As a POD and in cases of public health emergencies, San Juan College will assist in the planning and coordination of emergency resources for the residents of San Juan County in response to a transmissible disease or other emergency or disaster.

            The San Juan College Health and Human Performance Center will be used by the DOH in such cases of emergencies and will be used for the distribution of medications and medical supplies, vaccinations, prophylaxis, treatment, medical triage, decontamination and other emergency response activities. 

            The flu shot clinic will serve as a practice run for other emergency situations. The November 7clinic will be operated by volunteers from San Juan College as well as dental and nursing students. To volunteer, call Cody Elledge at 505-566-3114.

            For more information on the flu clinic, call the HHPC at 505-566-3410. 

Event Location
Health and Human Performance Center

 

Category: Health & Wellness*, Public Events*