Baptist Collierville to offer free flu shot event


COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., – Free flu shots will be available to the public at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m.

In order to receive a free flu shot, participants must be 18 or older. The vaccines will be available while supplies last.

“We want to help community members stay healthy during flu season by providing a free and easy way to get a flu vaccine,” said Lindsay Stencel, chief administrative officer at Baptist Collierville.

The flu is a serious disease that contributes to 200,000 hospitalizations and between 3,000 and 49,000 deaths a year in America. The flu vaccine offers the best protection from the flu.

Baptist Collierville opened its doors in May 1999. With all the amenities of home, this full-service hospital sits on a 75-acre park-like campus and features extra-large patient rooms and a walking trail. Medical services include a full-service emergency room, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient surgery, a step-down unit and seven-bed intensive care unit, inpatient and outpatient diagnostics, the Baptist Sleep Disorders Center, a women’s center and 81 acute care beds. In 2012, Baptist Collierville was named a Top Performer in the Joint Commission’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures.

For more information, please call 800-4-BAPTIST.