Where, when to get free Vaccinations for Health shots

El Paso News
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FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot from a vaccine vial at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. Most doses of vaccine are made in a production process that involves growing viruses in chicken eggs. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 8 AM to 11:30 AM
  •  Wednesday, Oct. 24: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Wednesday, Oct. 31: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Saturday, Nov. 3: Fire Station 17, 8803 Alameda Ave., 8 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 7: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Saturday, Nov. 17: Fire Station 29, 11977 Pellicano Dr., 8 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 21: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1 PM to 5 PM

The service is free to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 18 and over and do not have medical insurance or are on Medicaid.

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