Drive-Through Flu Clinic Postponed

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., -The drive-through flu clinic scheduled for Saturday, October 28 is being postponed until November 11.

Although there is no shortage of flu vaccine this year, manufacturers are only shipping partial orders at this time. Clinic sponsors Regional West Medical Center and Horizons West Medical Group received enough vaccine for the clinic last Saturday, but the remainder of the order is not expected to ship until next week.

The drive-through clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, November 11 at the Regional West Medical Plaza South parking lot.

Flu shots will also be available for children and adults at the regular “walk-in” clinics scheduled for November 7 and 14 at the Regional West Community Health office, located at the Regional West Medical Center South Unit. Pneumonia shots will also be offered at the walk-in clinics.

For more information about flu vaccinations, call Regional West Community Health at (308) 630-1126.

Regional West Health Services, with over 1,300 employees, provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people and communities of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. With over 110 active physicians, 95 percent of whom are board certified or board eligible, plus an additional 25 consulting specialists, we offer care that spans more than 40 medical specialties. Regional West Medical Center, a subsidiary of Regional West Health Services, is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is one of only three Level II Trauma Centers in the state of Nebraska.