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UPMC Offering Flu Shots and Health Screenings

WHAT: Free flu vaccinations to area residents age 65 and older and for individuals with chronic health conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart and lung disease.
 
For people ages 18 to 64, there will be a $15 fee. Children under the age of 18 will not be vaccinated at these clinics.
 
If you are allergic to eggs or chicken, or have ever had an allergic reaction to a flu shot in the past, consult with your doctor before receiving the vaccination.
 
WHERE & WHEN:
 
UPMC East, UPMC East Conference Center, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
 
9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Sept. 30
 
Free parking. Light refreshments will be provided. Reservations are required, call 412-357-3700.
 
Additional screenings include:
 
• Cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)**
• Blood sugar
• Blood pressure and pulse oximetry
• Varicose vein assessment
• Ask the expert/UPMC Centers for Rehab Services
• Ask the Doctor
 
UPMC St. Margaret, Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion (Near Hospital Entrance A), 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15215
 
9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 3
 
No appointment necessary. Parking is free and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 412-784-5163.
 
Additional screenings include:
 
• Cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)**
• Blood Sugar
 
**9-hour fast recommended for cholesterol screening
 
Note to Media: To cover these events, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or StanleySL@upmc.edu

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