Free flu shots and mammograms

Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh is sponsoring a two-part event offering free flu shots and mammograms this month.

On Saturday, October 22, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free mammograms will be offered on the south side of East 14th Street, between First and A Avenues, for women 40 years and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. The service is free for everyone and all insurance is accepted without co-pay (uninsured are welcome too). An appointment is required. To make one, call (800) 564-6868.

On Wednesday, October 26, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free flu shots will be administered at the Wald TA Room, 58 Avenue D and East 5th Street. This service is also free for everyone and is available on a first come, first serve basis. No insurance needed and making an appointment is suggested. To make an appointment, call (212) 979-9696.

For more information call Leslie Peña, 212-979-9696

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