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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Flu Season is Almost Here

September 15, 2009

Make sure veterans you know get their flu shots today!!


WHAT: Walk-Up Flu Shots
This flu shot is for protection against the annual, seasonal flu. It is NOT the vaccine for the H1N1 (Swine) Flu.

Prime Care Clinics
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030
(713) 794-8985 or toll free 1-800-639-5137
Free valet parking available for veterans.

Also available at the VA Outpatients in Beaumont, Conroe, Galveston, and Lufkin:

Beaumont VA Outpatient Clinic
3420 Veterans Circle
Beaumont, TX 77707
(409) 981-8550 or toll free 1-800-833-7734

Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic
800 Riverwood Court, Suite 100
Conroe, TX 77304
(936) 522-4000 or toll free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 1979

Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic
3828 Avenue N
Galveston, TX 77550
409-761-3200 or toll free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 6592

Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic
2206 North John Redditt Drive
Lufkin, TX 75904-1776
(936) 671-4300 or toll free 1-800-209-3120

COST: Free flu shots for veterans!
WHEN: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHO: Veterans who should seriously consider vaccination are:
 P Over 65 years of age.
 P Residents of long-term facilities.
 P Veterans with long-term health problems of the heart, lungs, asthma,
      kidneys, or diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
 P Veterans with muscle or nerve disorders involving swallowing or
 P Veterans with weakened immune systems.
 P Women veterans who may be pregnant during the flu season.