Greenville brings free flu shots to underserved populations

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The city of Greenville is bringing 2,000 free flu shots to people in need.

It’s all part of the Live Well campaign that kicked off Monday. They gave vaccines to senior citizens at two Greenville housing authority locations Monday morning.

Mayor Allen Thomas says this partnership with Walgreens is only available in a few cities across our state.

“If children are going to school unprotected, if senior citizens are trying to go out and live their life unprotected, it can mean the difference between life and death. And this is just a common sense thing to do for our community,” Thomas said.

Over the next 6 weeks, they’ll bring these free flu shots to underserved children and families, as well as the homeless across our city.

Additional dates include English Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and the Latino Festival at North Pitt High School on October 24..

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