Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas
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
Also available at the VA Outpatients in Beaumont, Conroe, Galveston, and Lufkin:
Beaumont VA Outpatient Clinic
Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic
Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic
Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic
|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.