EL PASO, Texas -

"Vaccinations for Health", the program that teams up the El Paso Fire Department
with the El Paso Health Department, will start again next month, announced city officials.

The program offers free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over, and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older.

Times and locations include:

Saturday Oct. 1: Station 17, 8803 Alameda Ave., 8-11 a.m.

Wednesday Oct. 5: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-6 p.m.

Wednesday Oct. 12: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-6 p.m.

Saturday Oct. 15: Station 18, 7901 San Jose Rd., 8-11 a.m.

Wednesday Oct. 19: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-6 p.m.

Wednesday Oct. 26: EPFD Safety, Health Outreach Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-6 p.m.

The service is free to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 18 and over and DO NOT have medical insurance or are on Medicaid.

Officials said the goal of the program is to increase the wellness of the community who do not have access to these services.

For more information, residents are encouraged to call 3-1-1 or visit www.ephealth.com