flushotHomeless individuals in Decatur and Springfield can receive free health screenings and flu shots this month through February.

The Illinois Department of Public Health and its partners, Fifth Street Renaissance and Walgreens, will offer the services. The agency will drive its Wellness on Wheels van to various locations so that it can provide health care to people who may not otherwise seek it.

Walgreens will provide free flu shots and blood pressure screenings. Fifth Street Renaissance will offer free testing for various infections and diseases. Dates, times and locations are below.


Decatur

Friday, Dec. 1
4-9 p.m., Tobacco Shack, 343 W. Grand Ave.

Friday, Jan. 5
4-9 p.m., Tobacco Shack, 343 W. Grand Ave.

Friday, Feb. 2
4-9 p.m., Tobacco Shack, 343 W. Grand Ave.

Springfield

Monday, Nov. 27
7:30-10:30 a.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.
1:30-4:30 p.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.

Tuesday, Dec. 5
6-9:30 p.m., Helping Hands, 1023 E. Washington St.

Friday, Dec. 8
7:30-10 p.m., Winter warming center, 1019 E. Madison St.

Friday, Dec. 15
6-11 p.m., Oscar’s Package Liquor, 1000 N. Ninth St.

Monday, Dec. 18
7:30-10:30 a.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.
1:30-4:30 p.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.

Wednesday, Dec. 20
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Contact Ministries, 1100 E. Adams St.

Tuesday, Jan. 2
6-9:30 p.m., Helping Hands, 1023 E. Washington St.

Friday, Jan. 12
7:30-10 p.m., Winter warming center, 1019 E. Madison St.

Wednesday, Jan. 17
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Contact Ministries, 1100 E. Adams St.

Friday, Jan. 19
6-11 p.m., Oscar’s Package Liquor, 1000 N. Ninth St.

Monday, Jan. 22
7:30-10:30 a.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.
1:30-4:30 p.m., St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. Fifth St.

Tuesday, Feb. 6
6-9:30 p.m., Helping Hands, 1023 E. Washington St.

Friday, Feb. 9
7:30-10:30 p.m., Winter warming center, 1019 E. Madison St.

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