Mollen Immunization Clinics to Provide Free Pneumonia Immunizations to Society of St. Vincent de Paul and The Marc Center

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mollen Immunization Clinics (“Mollen”), one of the largest providers of immunization and other wellness and prevention services in the United States, announced today that it will be providing free pneumonia immunization clinics for the individuals served by Society of St Vincent de Paul, Phoenix, and The Marc Center of Mesa Incorporated.

Mollen Immunization Clinics will offer $135,000 worth of free pneumonia immunizations. The exact times of the clinics are posted on Mollen Immunization Clinics’ website www.FluShotsUSA.com, Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s website www.stvincentdepaul.net and The Marc Center of Mesa’s website www.marccenter.com.

The free pneumonia immunization clinics will be held the week of May 9th. Society of St. Vincent de Paul clinics will be held in the Henry Unger, Chris Becker and Wayne Unruh Memorial Dining Rooms, and the Dan O’Meara Center during normal meal service times. The Marc Center of Mesa Incorporated clinic will be at its main facility. Mollen Immunization Clinics is donating all of the vaccines, and Mollen nurses will be volunteering their time to administer the shots.

“We are proud to provide free pneumonia immunizations to our neighbors in need,” said John Roehm, CEO of Mollen Immunization Clinics. “The Mollen name has long been associated with helping those in need take care of their health, and we are proud to partner with Society of St. Vincent de Paul to provide this very important healthcare service to the most vulnerable members of our community.”

“We are grateful to Mollen Immunization Clinics for providing free pneumonia immunizations to the populations we serve,” said Jerry Castro, Manager of Dining Rooms at Society of St. Vincent de Paul. “The individuals we serve are among the most vulnerable members of society when it comes to illnesses such as pneumonia. We truly appreciate Mollen’s commitment to the health of our community.”

In addition to the vaccines available in the dining rooms, Mollen is donating 200 vaccines for use in the St. Vincent de Paul Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic. According to Janice Ertl, Clinic Director, all of the medical patients at the site are uninsured, and many have chronic conditions that make them more susceptible to pneumonia. “We have never been able to offer the vaccine in the past, and the fact that it will be good for 10 years is of tremendous benefit.”

“In tough economic times with insurance co-pays and deductibles continuously increasing, The Marc Center can't express how much we appreciate Mollen offering free pneumonia shots to our staff and clients. Thank you, Mollen, for going the extra step and making a difference in the lives of those we serve!” said Janey Durham, Vice President of The Marc Center of Mesa.

About Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Phoenix

Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international non-profit organization dedicated to serving the poor and providing others with the opportunity to serve. The Phoenix Diocesan Council has been assisting central and northern Arizona families since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need.

About The Marc Center of Mesa Incorporated

The Marc Center is a private not-for-profit organization providing educational, therapeutic, rehabilitation and social services to children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities and behavioral health challenges.

About Mollen Immunization Clinics

Mollen Immunization Clinics is one of the largest and most trusted providers of immunizations in the United States. Mollen conducts a network of seasonal flu shot clinics at drug stores, supermarkets, shopping centers, superstores, corporations, schools, government (city, county, state & federal) and a variety of community locations. Mollen with its team of 24,500 nurses provided over 91,000 influenza (flu) immunization clinics in 2010, servicing all 50 states. The company specializes in providing children and adult immunizations, health screenings and lab testing services. Mollen has provided continuous service and experienced consistent growth over the last 22 years, earning the trust and confidence of millions of patients and thousands of companies and institutions. National and regional retailers, Fortune 500 companies, schools as well as state and local government, have placed their trust in Mollen Immunization Clinics to provide services to their customers, students and associates.



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Mollen Immunization Clinics
John Roehm, CEO, 480-214-2000

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