Palmetto Health offers free flu shots Saturday, Dec. 2

Posted on 11/29/2017

Free flu shots offered at community church

EVENT:                 Palmetto Health is helping protect you and your family from the flu by providing free flu shots. Palmetto Health registered nurses will administer the flu shot to anyone six months and older. Insurance is not required. There will be refreshments, games, prizes and health information provided. Shots are available first-come, first-serve.

WHEN:                 Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.–noon

WHERE:               The Brook, 8328 Parklane Rd., Columbia, South Carolina

FACTS:                  Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a serious disease you can get from anyone infected. Healthy people can get the flu and adults and children with other chronic diseases, such as diabetes or asthma, are even more at risk.

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About Palmetto Health
Palmetto Health, the largest health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region and one of the state’s largest employers, comprises more than 14,000 team members, physicians and volunteers working together to fulfill Palmetto Health’s Vision: To be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves. The 1,439-bed system includes six acute-care hospitals in the Midlands – Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey. In the South Carolina Upstate region, Palmetto Health also co-owns Baptist Easley Hospital. Recognized nationally as one of the best places to work and receive care, the system also includes the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, the region’s largest multispecialty group, which serves as the entry point to the health care system with more than 500 providers serving patients in more than 80 practices and nearly 100 locations. Palmetto Health also is supported by two 501 (c)(3) foundations, and trains the next generation of physicians through its 24 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. For more information, visit or call 803-296-CARE (2273).


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