Kearney, Neb. – HelpCare Clinic will host a free flu shot clinic for eligible community members on Wednesday, October 24 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. The walk-in flu clinic will be hosted at HelpCare Clinic in partnership with Walgreens of Kearney and Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska.

Patients are invited to receive their flu shot free of charge at this upcoming clinic. Walgreens Pharmacy will administer the vaccine to adults, while Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska will administer the vaccine to youth.

“The flu shot remains the single best option for avoiding the flu each year,” said Becky Squiers, executive director for HelpCare Clinic. “When individuals get the flu shot, they not only protect themselves, but also their families and the entire community.”

To qualify for care at HelpCare Clinic, patients must live or work in Buffalo or Kearney Counties, cannot have health insurance, and must earn at or below 200% of the federal poverty level annually. Individuals do not have to be current HelpCare Clinic patients to attend the flu shot clinic on October 24. For questions about eligibility, contact HelpCare at (308) 224-2392. HelpCare Clinic is located at 3015 Avenue A in Kearney.

The HelpCare Clinic is a free and charitable clinic serving Buffalo and Kearney Counties in Nebraska. The nonprofit clinic is designed to be a safety-net clinic where uninsured, impoverished individuals are cared for by paid and volunteer medical providers. Learn more about how the clinic is helping improve the health and wellbeing of the uninsured in our community by visiting HelpCareClinic.org.

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