Health Fair Canceled But Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Is Oct. 10
By PHIL GURSKYPresidentLos Alamos Heart CouncilThe Los Alamos Heart Council and the Los Alamos Medical Center a (LAMC) announce that, due to COVID-19 New Mexico Health Emergency Health Orders and related health safety concerns, the 35th Annual edition of the Los Alamos Health Fair will be cancelled for 2020.The Heart Council and LAMC regret the need to cancel, but we prioritize the health and welfare of exhibitors, health care professionals, volunteers and especially our citizen visitors, some of whom are particularly vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. We thank all our sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers and look forward to seeing them in Fall 2021 with our 35th Los Alamos Health Fair, with all of its usual features and exhibits.As a community service, The Heart Council and LAMC announce a drive-through Influenza Shot Clinic will be held from 8-11 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 at the parking lot for Sullivan Field at the High School. he Flu Clinic will be free and available to community members, 18 years old or older. While any adult is welcome to get a Flu Shot at the Clinic, we particularly would like senior citizens and other people with vulnerabilities avail themselves of the Clinic. The volunteer health professionals and assistance volunteers will all be equipped with N95 protective masks and gloves and will adhere to all appropriate safety protocols.Please save the date of Oct. 10, 2020 for the Drive-Through Flu Clinic and look for announcements and attendance instructions.