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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Dr. Diana Yu, Thurston County Health Officer, (360) 867-2501or YuD@co.thurston.wa.us
Marissa Altamirano, Olympia Union Gospel Mission, (360) 357-6505 or medical@ougm.org
Nicky Upson, Public Health & Social Services Dept, (360) 867-2590 or UpsonN@co.thurston.wa.us

Get No Cost Immunizations Saturday Nov 2

Can't afford your flu shot? Adults with no health insurance or insurance that doesn't cover immunizations are encouraged to come to the no-cost adult immunization clinic on Saturday, November 2 at the Olympia Union Gospel Mission for vaccines that protect against the flu, whooping cough, shingles, and more.

Pre-registration is not required, but the clinic operates on a first-come, first-served basis, and people are encouraged to arrive early. Bring your immunization records if you have them.

The November 2 immunization clinic is sponsored by the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department, the Thurston County Medical Reserve Corps and Olympia Union Gospel Mission.

For more details about the November 2 clinic, including a full list of available immunizations, visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ or call (360) 709-3080 (TDD 360-867-2603).

Information on vaccines can be found at www.cdc.gov/vaccines.

WHAT: No-Cost Adult Immunization Clinic

Olympia Union Gospel Mission, 413 Franklin St. NE in downtown Olympia

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2 from noon to 7 p.m.

WHO: Adults ages 19 and older who have no health insurance, or whose insurance will not cover immunizations



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3