Have you had your flu shot yet? If not, stop by the South Pasadena Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 12. Community Outreach nurses from Huntington Memorial Hospital will offer free seasonal influenza vaccinations from 4:30 – 6:30 pm (while supplies last). Vaccines are available on a first-come, first served basis.

The following eligibility criteria must be met in order to receive an immunization:

Vaccines are for adults aged 18 years and over, and for children aged 9-17 years with parent/guardian present for consent

No allergy to eggs or previous influenza vaccine

No history of Guillain-Barre syndrome

No serious illness or fever on day of vaccination

Huntington Hospital will also be offering blood pressure and glucose screenings will also be available free of charge from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

While you’re at the Market, check out some of the new and seasonal farmers and vendors that have recently joined the Market, including apples, several varieties of squash, yams and sweet potatoes are now available! Drake Goat Cheese is back, and there is a new vendor selling several different types of granola. Visit the Information Booth for locations of these and other favorite farmers.

The South Pasadena Farmers’ Market is located on Meridian Avenue and El Centro Street, and is open from 4:00 – 8:00 pm every Thursday, rain or shine. Please contact the Huntington Hospital Flu Shot Hotline at (626) 397-3333 for information about the immunizations, or call the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce at (626) 441-2339 for more information.

Harry Yadav
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Harry Yadav has served as the Editor of the South Pasadena Review since January of 2018. Born and raised in South Pasadena, Harry graduated from South Pasadena High School in 2012, where he played golf and basketball and wrote for the Tiger newspaper. In 2016, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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