People who went out to vote yesterday could kill two birds with one stone. Two polling stations in Santa Clara County also offered flu vaccines to voters and non-voters alike. According to County Supervisor Liz Kniss, the “Vote and Vax” program was intended, “to encourage people to get out and vote, and to protect their health with a flu vaccine.” It was offered to the early bird voters, who came between 7:00 am and 1:00 pm in two polling stations: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in San Jose, and the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple. No figures have yet been released as to how many people took advantage of the seasonal vaccination program, which was initiated by and run in conjunction with Stanford University’s School of Medicine.
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