By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley) — Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) will offer free flu shots on Saturday, Oct. 24, for individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. Flu shots will be given in the Oak Room located on the first floor of ARMC at 400 North Pepper Ave. in Colton.
Influenza viruses are responsible for more than 200,000 hospitalizations and thousands of deaths every year. Outbreaks can happen as early as October and can occur as late as May. Getting vaccinated each year provides the best protection against influenza throughout flu season. The flu shots will be provided from 8 a.m. until supplies are finished. The flu shots will be available to people 6 months of age and older. Proof of insurance is not required.
For additional information visit www.arrowheadmedcenter.org, or call (909) 580-1000.
About Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
ARMC is a 456-bed university-affiliated teaching hospital located on a 70-acre campus in Colton, California, and is a designated Level II trauma center. ARMC operates a regional burn center, primary stroke center, a behavioral health center, four primary care centers including three family health centers, and provides more than 40 outpatient specialty care services. ARMC is helping to achieve the Countywide Vision by addressing the community’s wellness and educational needs. For more information on the Countywide Vision, visit: www.sbcounty.gov/vision.