Free Flu Shots Available


Palomar Medical Centers in Escondido and Poway have seven clinics remaining

ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Palomar Health is offering its remaining 150 flu shot doses for free on a first-come, first-serve basis at its remaining seven community clinics.
Medical professionals are encouraging anyone who hasn’t had a flu shot to get one. The flu vaccination can help prevent getting the flu or shorten its duration and lessen the severity.
Everyone ages nine years of age and older are eligible for the free flu shot, no insurance required.
The dates and times of the community clinics* are as follows:
  1. Thursday, Jan. 11, 3-5 p.m., 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido
  2. Friday, Jan. 12, 2-4 p.m., 15615 Pomerado Rd., Poway 
  3. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 8-10 a.m., 30951 Hwy 79, Warner Springs*
  4. Monday, Jan. 22, 2-4 p.m., 15615 Pomerado Rd., Poway 
  5. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 3-5 p.m., 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido
  6. Thursday, Jan. 25, 3-5 p.m., 500 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido
  7. Friday, Jan. 26, 2-4 p.m., 15615 Pomerado Rd., Poway
*All community clinics are located at the corresponding medical centers except the Warner Springs clinic, which is located at the Warner Springs Community Center.
About Palomar Health
Palomar Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in northern San Diego County and the first California member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the largest public healthcare district by area in the state, with more than 500,000 residents, and is governed by a publicly-elected board of directors. Palomar Health has several facilities serving North County, including hospitals in Escondido and Poway, expresscare health clinics in Escondido and San Elijo Hills, and a skilled nursing facility in Poway. The health system provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery. For more information about Palomar Health, please visit
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