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It's important for pregnant women to get a flu shot, and to talk with their health care provider if they have questions about the vaccine.
Last flu season, more than 27,000 Veterans came to VA hospitals with the flu. In addition, over 4,600 Veterans were hospitalized and 600 were in intensive care due to the flu.
Over 640,000 people were hospitalized last year for the flu. The shot is not only for children and older adults. Veterans under 50 also need a flu shot. Here’s some the tips to help prevent the flu.
Free flu shots are available now at Walgreens for Veterans enrolled in VA health care. Free flu shots for Veterans are also available at VA sites of care.
Free flu shots will be available at all VA Medical Centers and Community Based Outpatient Clinics. And at the 9,600 Walgreens pharmacies. Just present your VA Health Identification Card and a photo ID.
Enrolled Veteran patients can get your free flu shot at Walgreens. You’ll need your Veterans Health Identification Card and another form of photo ID. No appointment necessary.
Veterans enrolled in VA health care are eligible for a no-cost flu shot at any of the over 8,000 Walgreens nation-wide in addition to local VA health care facilities.
Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently.
One of the simplest and most effective ways to prevent the spread of the flu is vaccinations – getting the flu shot.
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Last updated November 28, 2022
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