Have you had your flu shot yet? If not, stop by the South Pasadena Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 12. Community Outreach nurses from Huntington Memorial Hospital will offer free seasonal influenza vaccinations from 4:30 – 6:30 pm (while supplies last). Vaccines are available on a first-come, first served basis.
The following eligibility criteria must be met in order to receive an immunization:
Vaccines are for adults aged 18 years and over, and for children aged 9-17 years with parent/guardian present for consent
No allergy to eggs or previous influenza vaccine
No history of Guillain-Barre syndrome
No serious illness or fever on day of vaccination
Huntington Hospital will also be offering blood pressure and glucose screenings will also be available free of charge from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
While you’re at the Market, check out some of the new and seasonal farmers and vendors that have recently joined the Market, including apples, several varieties of squash, yams and sweet potatoes are now available! Drake Goat Cheese is back, and there is a new vendor selling several different types of granola. Visit the Information Booth for locations of these and other favorite farmers.
The South Pasadena Farmers’ Market is located on Meridian Avenue and El Centro Street, and is open from 4:00 – 8:00 pm every Thursday, rain or shine. Please contact the Huntington Hospital Flu Shot Hotline at (626) 397-3333 for information about the immunizations, or call the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce at (626) 441-2339 for more information.