February 21, 2024

Veterans eligible for free flu shot during month of September

 

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System is encouraging enrolled Veterans to obtain their influenza vaccinations. There will be a drive-thru flu shot beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020  at 4522 Fredericksburg Rd at the Norris Conference Center in Balcones Heights.

An annual flu vaccine is recommended for the following groups of Veterans:
-persons at high risk for flu-related complications including persons aged 50 years old and greater,
-persons of any age with chronic medical illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease and
-persons who live with or care for persons at high risk.
-Anyone who lives in community living centers (nursing homes),
-Women who will be pregnant during the flu season. Influenza vaccine is also recommended for anyone else who wants to reduce their chances of getting influenza.

Enrolled Veterans may obtain their influenza vaccination at any of the following drive-thru locations listed below. No appointment necessary. ID cards and face masks required

Other locations, dates and times

Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital

7400 Merton Minter Blvd

September 8 – November 20, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Balcones Heights Outpatient Clinic

4522 Fredericksburg Rd.

September 8 – October 29, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

North Central Federal VA Clinic

17440 Henderson Pass

September 8 – 30, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

South Bexar Outpatient Clinic

4610 East Southcross Blvd.

September 8 – 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

North Bexar Outpatient Clinic

16019 Nacogdoches

September 8 – 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Frank M. Tejeda Outpatient Clinic

5788 Eckherdt Road

September 8 – October 29, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

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