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Free Flu Shots to be given out to area seniors at Crockett area skilled nursing facility

Winfield Rehabilitation & Nursing Center nursing home has secured a limited amount of the flu vaccine to provide free flu shots for elderly local area residents 65 and above in response to the recent flu outbreak across Texas.

 
PRLog - Jan. 24, 2014 - CROCKETT, Texas -- Winfield Rehabilitation & Nursing Center will be providing free flu shots to seniors 65 and above on January 22 from 10 AM - 2 PM. “We are concerned for the health and well being of our seniors whether or not they are currently a resident of our facility” stated Greg Neel, Administrator at Winfield Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.  With 25 states reporting moderate to high flu activity, this year’s strain is expected to be particularly deadly and citizens are advised to get flu vaccinations as soon as possible. Kathy Ciresi, VP of Business Development for Advanced Healthcare Solutions, a consortium of Texas area skilled nursing facilities of which these facilities are members, believes this is the strongest strain of the flu since 2009’s swine flu. “Anyone can be affected by the flu. But those who are young or elderly and especially those nursing prevailing conditions such as diabetes and asthma are particularly susceptible. I hope Garland area residents come out for our free flu shot event, as the best defense against H1N1 is to be vaccinated early.”

Flu Shots will be distributed From 10:00am – 2:00pm

Monday January 27 at Winfield Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

1108 E Loop 304 Crockett, TX 75835


Winfield Rehab & Nursing is a 83-bed premier skilled nursing facility, specializing in dedicated treatment options for residents from short-term rehabilitation to long-term care. Located at 1108 E Loop 304 Crockett, TX 75835-1810, Winfield Rehab & Nursing provides personalized care for each resident. Winfield Rehab & Nursing offers the entire spectrum of physical, occupational and speech therapy and much more.

For more information on Winfield Rehab & Nursing Home, visiting hours, or general inquiries, call us at (936) 544-0150.

Advanced Health Care Solutions consortium information available at www.ahstexas.com and www.wegotflushots.com

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