King City, CA, October 02, 2020 — There’s never been a more important time to get a flu shot, so King City’s Mee Memorial Healthcare System (MMHS) is hosting free, drive-through flu vaccinations for the community as well as by-appointment (fees may apply) in clinics located in King City and Greenfield.
DRIVE THRU FLU SHOTS
Mee Memorial Hospital
Sunday, Oct 18, 300 Canal Street, Main parking lot, King City
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday, Oct 29 - Location and time to be announced soon.
In - clinic flu vaccinations are available by appointment from 2-5 p.m., Fridays, Oct. 2, 16 and 30, as well as Friday, Nov. 13. The King City Clinic is located at 210 Canal St. (831-385-7100). The Albert & Donna Oliveira Greenfield Clinic is at 467 El Camino Real (831-674-0112). Fees may apply.
It’s likely that flu viruses and the coronavirus will both spread this fall and winter as people begin to move indoors. A flu vaccine will not protect against COVID-19, but there are many important benefits, such as:
• Reducing the risk of flu illness, hospitalization, and more
• Saving precious healthcare resources for patients with COVID-19
Of highest priority for the Mee Memorial Healthcare System (MMHS) is keeping our community healthy. This includes offering an extensive array of medical and preventative services with a commitment to the highest possible standards, the best available technology, and the care of skilled professionals.
The Mee network includes a hospital in King City including emergency services, 25 acute care beds and 48 skilled nursing beds, and three comprehensive outpatient clinics; two adjacent to the hospital (Adult Medicine and the King City Clinic, for Internal, Pain and Family Medicine) and the Albert and Donna Oliveira Clinic, a full service, primary care facility in the City of Greenfield.
MMHS is the primary healthcare organization serving the rural communities of Southern Monterey County. Overall, our healthcare professionals serve a population of nearly 80,000 within an area spanning over 55 miles between the agricultural communities of Soledad to Bradley.
Marci Bracco Cain
Salinas, CA 93901