Here YOUR flu shot does more.™
The Kroger Family of Stores is excited to offer a new health and wellness campaign in partnership with The Little Clinic and Feeding America
From August 15, 2016 through April 1, 2017 we will donate one meal through Feeding America’s local food bank network for every flu shot administered at all Kroger Family of Pharmacies or The Little Clinic locations.
“At Kroger, receiving the flu shot this year will do more than protect your and your families’ health. Throughout this flu season, we’ll provide a meal for a neighbor struggling with hunger for every flu shot administered in our pharmacies or The Little Clinic locations nationwide,” said Philecia Avery, Kroger’s vice president of Pharmacy. “Kroger has a long history of bringing help and hope to our neighbors in need in the communities we serve. We’re proud to continue that tradition by bringing health and wellness to our local communities, as well.”
“At Kroger, receiving the flu shot this year will do more than protect your and your families’ health.”
Every year in the United States more than 200,000 individuals are hospitalized by influenza. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older by the end of October. Flu shots can reduce the risk of more serious symptoms and outcomes, including flu-related hospitalizations.
“Our goal is to provide quality and affordable healthcare for our customers,” said Colleen Lindholz, president of The Little Clinic. “Healthcare experts recommend a yearly vaccination as the best protection from the flu. This campaign allows us to address two community needs simultaneously.”