Free pneumonia vaccines offered in Bloomington

June 17, 2014 at 1:17 a.m.

A pneumonia vaccine clinic will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 26 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church parish hall, 13316 State Highway 185 in Bloomington.

The vaccines will be free to those who qualify.

To qualify for a free vaccine, participants should meet these criteria: anyone 65 and older who has not been vaccinated in the last five years or anyone 60 and older who has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, angina, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, is a current smoker or has any other disease that might weaken the immune system.

The clinic is offered by Victoria County and Texas Area Health Education Center East-Victoria.

For more information, contact Vanessa DeDear at 361-573-3291, ext. 3345.



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