The Department of Public Health and the El Paso Fire Department are giving free flu vaccines to qualifying people in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.

The Department of Public Health and the El Paso Fire Department are teaming up once again to offer Borderland residents “Vaccinations for Health.” The departments will provide free influenza vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings to people 18 years of age and older, colorectal screen kits to people 50 years of age and older plus pneumonia vaccines to those 65 years of age and older.

This program starts again for the month of February with certain locations and times:

Wednesday, Feb. 1st: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 9th: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 9031 Viscount 10 a.m.-1p.m..

Wednesday, Feb. 15th: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 22nd: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-5:30 p.m.

This service is FREE to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 18 years of age and older and DO NOT have medical insurance and do not qualify for Medicaid. The goal of this program is to increase the wellness of our community and help those who don’t have access to these services.

If you qualify for this program and want more information, call 3-1-1 or check out the El Paso Health Department’s website.