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Halloween Block Party – Free COVID-19 Vaccines

30 October 2021
3561 W. Century Blvd.
Sat 30,  11:00 am - Oct 30,  3:00 pm
NFL Alumni Souther California, Walgreens, and Western Dental
Halloween Block Party

Halloween Block Party

Inglewood Halloween Event Aims to Boost Local COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Western Dental and NFL Alumni Association Team Up with Walgreens to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccinations at Family-Friendly Event 

Inglewood, CA – Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, and the NFL Alumni Association-Southern California Chapter have teamed up with Walgreens to provide free COVID and flu vaccinations to anyone 12 years and older at a Halloween-themed “COVID Awareness Event.” While nearly 80% of Los Angeles County residents over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of the vaccine, Inglewood’s vaccination rate remains closer to 70% – this family-focused event is designed to bring the community together to help close this gap, while enjoying safe Halloween fun. 

WHAT:

A public Halloween-themed event hosted at Western Dental, where community members over the age of 12 can receive free COVID-19 and flu vaccinations onsite from Walgreens pharmacists. In addition to a live DJ and costume contest – giveaways and raffles including a signed NFL football, a television, a tablet and a FitBit, and free gift cards will be provided to the first 25 attendees. 2-time Super Bowl Champion James Washington will also be onsite to sign autographs and support the vaccination initiative.

WHO:

  • James Washington, NFL Alumni Association Southern California Chapter President and 2-time Super Bowl champion
  • Edwin Rivera, Vice President of Community Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Western Dental
  • Regional & Local Elected Officials (Pending Confirmation)

Spokespeople, including James and Edwin, are also available to speak to media ahead of the event to help promote attendance and boost vaccination rates – interviews can be arranged on camera or virtually and in English and Spanish.

WHEN:

Saturday, October 30

11 AM – 3 PM (PST)

WHERE:

  • Western Dental Inglewood Office (parking lot) – 3561 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood, CA

VISUAL DETAILS:

  • Event Footage: The event will be open to the public and press are encouraged to attend, take visual footage and interview attendees and spokespersons.

ABOUT WESTERN DENTAL

Western Dental (with its supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics and Vital Smiles) is one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral health care, serving more than 2.5 million patient visits annually in 343 affiliated offices throughout California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.” All of Western Dental’s services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high-quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

ABOUT THE NFL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

The NFL Alumni Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967 and composed of former National Football League (NFL) players, coaches, team staff members and associate members who work voluntarily to raise funds for youth-oriented causes and engage in hands-on service to foster the development of “youth through sports and sports through youth.”

ABOUT WALGREENS

Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services.

Media Contact:

Maddie Moore

(707)502-7209

mmoore@fionahuttonassoc.com

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