The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will be administering adult vaccinations for flu and pneumonia Friday.

Shots will be administered from 1-3 p.m. at the center at 4010 Jefferson Ave. A TDap (tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough) booster vaccine and a vaccine for shingle administered as well. Educational information on the importance of vaccinations will be distributed to patients.

Anyone interested in receiving a vaccination at the event should bring their insurance card for billing. Free parking and refreshments will be available. For more information, call Suzanne Carroll at 870-773-2030 or email her at carrollsuzannem@uams.edu.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,834 students, 822 medical residents, and six dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.