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Free flu shots for seniors at Jurupa Valley health fair

October 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A health fair will offer free flu shots to senior citizens at Country Village Apartments on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Senior citizens over the age of 55 can get a free flu shot and talk to healthcare providers at 10250 Country Club Dr. in Jurupa Valley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ballroom of the apartment complex.

Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione is sponsoring the fair.

Social Security, Medicare, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) and various health plans and county agencies including Office on Aging, Veteran Services and Mental Health will have representatives available to help seniors, according to Tavaglione. Alzheimer's Association and Blindness Support Services will be on hand. Help finding caregivers also will be available.

A continental breakfast and lunch by the Riverside Culinary Academy and sponsored by Riverside County Economic Development Agency will be provided free of charge, Tavaglione announced.

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