Walk-In Flu Shot Scheduled Tuesday

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., -Regional West Medical Center and Horizons West Medical Group, P.C. host a walk-in flu shot clinic for adults and children on Tuesday, November 7 at the Community Health office at the Regional West South Unit, 3700 Avenue B, from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages flu shots for
-- Persons over age 65
-- Persons with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease
-- Household members and caregivers of children or elderly persons
-- Children six months through four years of age
-- Health care workers

The cost for flu shots is $25. Pneumonia shots are $35. Payment may be made by cash or check. Medicare Part B will be billed for those who bring their cards.

For more information about the Regional West flu shot clinics, please call the Community Health office at (308) 630-1126.

Regional West Medical Center, with approximately 1,200 employees, is an acute care hospital that serves western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. With over 80 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. The hospital 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.