Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

For Immediate Release
October 26, 2006
Contact: Tiffany Champion, (210) 733-6604

Senator Van de Putte Co-hosts Flu Shot Clinic

SAN ANTONIO -- On Saturday, October 28, Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) will join The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and San Antonio College to host a Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic.

The Clinic, which will be held in the San Antonio College Candler P.E. Building Gymnasium from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., is open to the general public and is first-come, first-served. Free parking will be available in lot #21, located next to the tennis courts on W. Park Ave., at 1400 San Pedro Ave.

Two vaccines will be offered, the Flu Vaccine (no charge to persons with Medicare Part B primary, Medicaid, CareLink, Humana, Community First, and CHIP; $25 for the general public) and the Pneumonia Vaccine (free to persons with Medicare Part B primary and Medicaid, $35 for general public).

Senator Leticia Van de Putte; Dr. Fernando A. Guerra, Director of the San Antonio Metro Health District; and Dr. Robert Zeigler, President of San Antonio College will be available for interviews between 11 a.m. and noon.

For more information on the 2006 Flu and Pneumonia Clinic, please call (210) 207-8790 or visit www.sanantonio.gov/health.

Van de Putte is a pharmacist of 26 years and is a strong advocate in the Senate for improved access to health care.

This event is also supported by the San Antonio College Wellness Team.

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