Vote And Vaccinate At The Same Time

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A woman votes in Florida (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

A woman votes in Florida (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13)-  On November 6th, voters in Sacramento can stay healthy and receive free flu shots all in the same place.

Sacramento County Departments of Health and Human Services, other local organizations and, volunteers from the Red Cross are all teaming up to provide free flu shot services to people who want to be vaccinated while they vote.

“We think this is the perfect time to get a flu shot, especially for susceptible populations like the elderly who just happen to be one of the highest propensity voting groups,” said Phil Serna, Sacramento County Supervisor for District 1 said. He went on to say, “To make it as convenient as possible for residents to receive flu vaccinations and to protect our community from this potentially devastating virus, we are bringing the flu shots to where folks will be that day.”

They will be located at three locations in Sacramento:

  • Fruitridge Christian Church

4445 Fruitridge Road

Sacramento, Ca 95814

Time: 9:30am- Noon

  • Sam Pannell Community

2450 Meadowview Road

Sacramento, Ca 95832

Time: 9am- 8pm(or as long as supplies last)

  • Department of Voter Registration and Election

7000 65th Parkway

Sacramento, Ca 95823

Time: Noon to 5pm

Other organizations involved include: Department of Voter Registration and Elections, California North State College of Pharmacy, Medical Reserve Corps and,  the CSUS School of Nursing.

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