A limited number of free flu shots for everyone 3 years old and up will be available from 10 a.m. - noon at Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek, located at 9443 E. 38th St. in Indianapolis, on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor and Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington staff members will join with Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek staff in hosting this no-cost opportunity that is available to everyone. Blood pressure screenings will also be provided.

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. Seasonal flu vaccines protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

The three health centers are three of 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis that provide services including primary care for adults and children, physical exams, prenatal care, pregnancy testing, family planning services, social services, nutritional counseling, lab testing, immunizations, mental health services (select locations) dental services (select locations), in addition to women, infant and children (WIC) services.

For more information on these services or to find a primary care physician, please call 317.880.8687. Eskenazi Health Center has a sliding fee schedule and is open to all regardless of ability to pay.

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