Free flu shots Oct. 21 at College of Public Health

The USF College of Public Health 15th annual  Free Flu Shot Drive will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, at the college, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, Tampa FL 33612 (corner of Bruce B. Downs Blvd and Fletcher Ave.).  The shots will be available to adults ages 18 and older while supplies last.

Working in collaboration with the Hillsborough County Health Department (HCHD), nursing and medical student volunteers supervised by clinical faculty, occupational medicine residents and HCHD nurses will offer vaccinations against this year’s predicted influenza viruses. The USF College of Public Health underwrites the cost of the vaccines, which are supplied by the health department.

Public health students will staff a variety of educational exhibits and help register those receiving the vaccines.

This is the 15th year that the college has offered the free shots as a community service to area residents as well as members of USF.

For more information, please call (813) 974-3623.