Senator Parker Hosts Free Community Flu Shot Events


October 30, 2023



Brooklyn, NY – State Senator Kevin Parker organized two successful flu shot events on October 20 and 21, providing the community with easy access to protective vaccines. The events were held at the Paerdegat Squadron Yacht Club and Lenox Road Baptist Church, respectively, offering convenient locations for community members to receive their flu shots in time for the winter season. Both events garnered an enthusiastic response from the community, with dozens of individuals attending each day.

The flu shot event at Lenox Road Baptist Church showcased the importance and effectiveness of engaging local church communities in hosting such events. "Events like these are crucial for the well-being of our community, especially during these unprecedented times," Senator Parker stated. "By partnering with trusted establishments like Lenox Road Baptist Church, we can substantially impact public health and encourage individuals to protect themselves and those around them." The collaboration with Lenox Road Baptist Church emphasized the significance of fostering a supportive and accessible environment for these vital initiatives.

By bringing together the church community, the event allowed for a comfortable setting where individuals could receive their flu shots and engage in meaningful conversations about the benefits of vaccination.

Senator Parker encourages community members to remain proactive in their health and emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated against influenza. The flu shot not only protects individuals from contracting the flu but also aids in reducing the overall strain on healthcare systems.

                                                               About State Senator Kevin Parker

Senator Kevin S. Parker is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse Brooklyn district comprising sections of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Kensington, Ditmas Park, Midwood, Flatlands, Canarsie, Georgetown, Old Mill Basin, Mill Basin, Marine Park, and Bergen Beach. A lifelong Brooklyn resident, Senator Parker is the Chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee and a member of several other Senate committees including Finance, Rules, Banks, Internet and Technology, as well as Budget and Revenue.