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.
WHERE:    

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
      breathing.
 P Veterans with weakened immune systems.
 P Women veterans who may be pregnant during the flu season.