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REMSA offers free flu shots for homebound Washoe County residents

By ThisIsReno


In an effort to protect the health of Washoe County citizens, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) is offering free flu shots for homebound individuals.

Community members that meet the following criteria are encouraged to contact REMSA to make an appointment to receive a free flu shot which will be administered at the place of residence, by REMSA’s Registered Nurses. Flu vaccines help prevent the spread of illnesses, including for those most at risk for contracting the flu virus.

If you qualify or know someone who is homebound and would benefit from a flu shot, contact REMSA 775-353-0807 to make an appointment.

Eligibility Criteria:

●      Resides within REMSA’s main service area of Reno-Sparks-Washoe County

●      Is an adult (18 years or older)

●      Has not already received a 2019/2020 flu season vaccine

●      Does not have suspected interaction or contraindication with the standard injectable flu vaccine

●      Is homebound (having an illness or injury that restricts the ability to leave the place of residence)

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