ELKHART – The Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition, in partnership with the Indiana Department of Health, will hold its next COVID-19 Health Clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Arena Michiana, 2401 Middlebury St., Elkhart .
The following services will be offered:
• Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 and up; first dose, second dose and booster
• Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 and up; first dose, second dose and booster
• Influenza vaccine for 5 to 65 year olds
• COVID-19 tests and information table with a COVID-19 health consultation and a bilingual health professional
New to this clinic will be health screenings, including cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and A1C.
All services are free. No documents are required. Community members are encouraged to register for their appointments now by calling or WhatsApping the NIHHC COVID-19 Hotline at 574-206-3938 or calling 1-877-21- SALUD (72583).
To help overcome transportation barriers, the NIHHC is offering a $15 gas gift card to everyone who has an appointment and receives the flu or COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, the NIHHC has expanded its services and is offering free preventive health screenings to help meet the health needs of the community, which may not have been able to get their regular screenings during the pandemic.
“The holidays are approaching,” said NIHHC Executive Director Liliana Quintero. “We want to stay as healthy as possible, protect our families and avoid getting sick.”
Since July 2021, the NIHHC has hosted 17 COVID-19 vaccination clinics in northern Indiana, providing more than 2,500 injections to the community. NIHHC meets with community members, providing training to make informed decisions about vaccination and removing barriers to accessing health services through trusted locations, convenient days and times, and availability. of bilingual staff.