2013-10-09 01:16:57 - Flu Shots will be Administered on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Twin Cities Community Hospital invites community members, ages 9 and up, to get a jump on the flu season by getting a complimentary flu vaccination. The vaccinations will be administered by hospital nurses with the assistance of Cuesta College Nursing Students on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Twin Cities Community Hospital’s Founders’ Pavilion in the Morgan Conference Room (on the first floor) located at 1220 Las Tablas Road in Templeton.
According to the National Institute on Aging, “The flu shot can reduce hospitalization by about 70 percent and death by about 85 percent among older adults who do not live in nursing homes.”
Hospital staff urge the public to take advantage of this free offering.
For more information about the Community Flu Clinic, call (805) 434-3500.
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Twin Cities Community Hospital, part of Tenet Health Corporation, is a 122-bed acute care hospital at 1100 Las Tablas Road in Templeton. Since opening in 1977, Twin Cities has provided personalized quality patient care as the cornerstone of its operating philosophy. Twin Cities’ new patient tower, opened in fall 2007, provides 30 new private rooms for obstetrics, intensive and telemetry care patients, and 23 ER suites, including three trauma rooms.
Twin Cities provides a broad range of medical, surgical and outpatient care. Working closely with affiliated physicians, Twin Cities places special emphasis on clinical services important to local residents, including hip and knee replacement, surgical care, stroke intervention, emergency care and maternal child services. Twin Cities and its sister facility Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center together employ more than 1,700 local residents, making Tenet the second largest private employer in San Luis Obispo County. More than 115 active medical staff members practice at Twin Cities and 50 local residents volunteer at the hospital. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.