Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas
Free Drive-Thru Flu Shots at Houston VA
November 6, 2008
Veterans - Roll down your window and roll up your sleeve
on November 22.
|WHEN:||Saturday, November 22, 2008, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Tent behind Fisher House (Parking Lot N)
(Posted signs will guide you.)
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030
|WHAT:||The MEDVAMC will sponsor a Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, November 22, 2008.|
Veterans who want to be vaccinated should present their VA identification card or DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Non-veterans will not be vaccinated.
Veterans currently not enrolled for VA health care may do so at the event. Bring your discharge certificate, or DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty to establish your eligibility for benefits.
Veterans not able to participate in the Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic may still receive their flu shots at the MEDVAMC or any one of its outpatient clinics in Beaumont, Conroe, Lufkin, and Texas City. At the MEDVAMC, walk-in flu shots are available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at any of the Prime Care Clinics on the 1st Floor across from the Blood Lab and Dermatology Clinic.
Veterans who should seriously consider vaccination are:
P Over 65 years of age.
It is important to use good hygiene practices to prevent the spread of disease. Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rubs after coughing or sneezing, after contact with other people, and after contact with items in public places like telephones, doorknobs, handrails, elevator buttons, shopping carts, etc.
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