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Posted September 6, 2017

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Nearly 3,000 Employees Got Shots through APS Clinics

Those who were unable to come to a clinic at work, or who would like to get vaccinations for the rest of their family, can go to Smith’s pharmacies.

Smith’s would like to thank APS for collaborating in providing access to the schools and workplaces this fall for flu shot clinics. This year 2,390 flu,171 pneumonia, 220 tetanus diphtheria and pertussis (TDAP), and several Hepatitis-B and shingles vaccines were administered. 

Congratulations to the following employees who won $50 grocery cards donated by Smith’s. This drawing of shot clinic participants was new this year.

NAME

 

SCHOOL

DATE OF CLINIC

 

JAMES JARAMILLO

 

MARK TWAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10/25/2017

 

TINA SOISTER

 

GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL

9/20/2017

 

PATRICK COTA

 

DURANES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10/16/2017

 

OTILIO RUIZ

 

CORONADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

9/12/2017

 

ALELI COLON

 

VAN BUREN MIDDLE SCHOOL

10/9/2017

 

DANIELLE THRUSH

 

CITY CENTER

10/11/2017

 

TRISTAN CHAVEZ

 

NEW FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL

10/24/2017

 

BERNADETTE LUCERO   

 

REGINALD CHAVEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL   

10/18/2017

 

LUCIA ORTIZ

 

VALLE VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10/18/2017

 

MARY DURAN

 

LOS PADILLAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

9/14/2017

If you were unable to come to a clinic in your location, or would like to get vaccinations for the rest of your family, Smith’s Pharmacies are available. Be prepared to sign a release and show your prescription benefits card.

A flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with the flu and spreading it to others. When more people receive the flu vaccine, less flu viruses can spread through the community.  You can help protect the students at your school, your coworkers, and your family against the flu by getting your flu shot today.

Did you know?

  • Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and pass it on to others.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates between 140,000 to 710,000 flu-related hospitalizations and between 12,000 and 56,000 flu-related deaths occur annually.
  • Receiving your flu shot before the virus circulates helps you to be protected at the peak of the season.
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