The office of State Senator Martin J. Golden, in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, will be offering free flu shots at two separate events in our area throughout October.
The vaccines, which will be given by appointment only, are for senior citizens (65 and older), uninsured residents, and New Yorkers at high risk for developing influenza according to the Department of Health (pregnant women, and people with certain chronic medical conditions).
The free flu shots will be given:
- Tuesday, October 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. Simon and Jude, 294 Avenue T between Van Sicklen Street and Lake Street
- Wednesday, October 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3301 Avenue U at East 33rd Street
“I am proud to once again partner with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to make the flu vaccination available at no cost to residents of my district. I wish to remind everyone how important it is get a flu shot so to keep from falling ill this winter,” Golden stated.
An appointment can be made by calling Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.