Free, drive-thru, flu shots at Patewood Hospital on Feb. 23

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Patewood Memorial Hospital is hosting a free drive-thru flu shot clinic.

WHEN – Thursday, Feb. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m.
WHERE – Outside of the hospital’s main entrance.
175 Patewood Dr., Greenville.

They say people will be able to drive up and get the shot while still in their vehicle.

You don’t need to register. It’s first-come, first-served.

They are asking you to wear something that makes your upper arms accessible.

GHS says 1,050 patients tested positive for the flu and 23 were hospitalized during the week of Feb 5.

GHS says other steps to reduce illness this cold and flu season include:
• Washing hands often and keeping them away from your face
• Avoid close contact with people who have flu symptoms
• Prevent the spread of illness to others by covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing
• If you’re sick, stay home from work or school at least 24 hours after your fever breaks

Learn how you can protect yourself here – http://ghs.org/flu

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