Dec. 5, 2023 By Rachel Butler
The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Flushing is hosting two free vaccination events before the holidays, during which people can receive the updated Moderna COVID-19 booster and flu vaccines.
The vaccines are available for all eligible individuals aged 18 years and over. The events are meant to assist community members who are uninsured or under-insured.
A spokesperson for the health center, located at 131-72 40th Rd. in downtown Flushing, said that vaccination remains one of the most effective ways to prevent illnesses and associated complications and they encourage everyone to spread the word about the events and do their part in ensuring everyone who needs vaccinations can access them.
“As the community prepares for the flu season and continue efforts to mitigate the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, these events are crucial for ensuring the health and well-being of individuals, particularly seniors,” the spokesperson added.
The events will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Dec. 12 and Dec. 20. Pre-registration is required.
The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has been in operation for more than 50 years and has six different centers across New York City.
For more information about the center and how to pre-register, visit the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center’s website.