More than fifty-percent of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia could be prevented – yet fewer than 50-percent of Americans get the flu vaccine.
On October 8, SSM Health St. Louis is offering six, free public flu clinics to help vaccinate the children and families in our communities.
A drive-thru clinic will allow those ages 6 months and above to get a flu shot without even getting out of the car.
Saturday, October 8
9 am - 2 pm
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and
SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital
Parking Lot next to Ronald McDonald House
3450 Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
In partnership with Kohl’s 4 Kids, certified car seat technicians will be present to check for proper installation.
SSM Health will also host free, public flu clinics at the following locations, for those ages 9 and above.
Saturday, October 8
8 am - Noon
SSM Health St. Clare Hospital – Conference Center
1015 Bowles Avenue
Fenton, MO 63026
SSM Health DePaul Hospital –
12303 DePaul Drive
St. Louis, MO 63044
SSM Health Medical Group
172 Professional Parkway
Troy, MO 63379
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis
Education Center - Koenig Building
400 Medical Plaza
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles
St. Charles Room
300 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
For each of the public flu clinics, vaccines will be available by injection only. There will not be a preservative-free option. Pregnant women are advised to obtain a flu shot from their primary care physician. No appointments are necessary. Participants should wear loose fit clothing and cannot be pregnant at the time. Flu shots will be given on a first come first serve basis and are available while supplies last.
If you aren’t able to get your flu vaccine on October 8, there are plenty of other ways to receive your vaccine, visit http://www.ssmhealth.com/access/now/ to schedule a visit with a physician’s office, urgent care or SSM Health Express Clinic at Walgreens.
About SSM Health
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. SSM Health – St. Louis operates 8 hospitals, 12 urgent care locations and more than 40 medical offices in the area. One of the largest employers in St. Louis, SSM Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the St. Louis Business Journal. For more information, visit us at www.ssmhealth.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.