Flu Season 2020 - Erie VA Medical Center
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Erie VA Medical Center

 

Flu Season 2020

Starting Saturday, September 19, 2020, FREE flu shots will be available to Veterans who are eligible for VA health care & have a valid VA ID card.  This year, all flu shot clinics will be Drive-Thru only to ensure the safety of our Veterans and employees.  Masks are required to be worn on VA grounds (even in your vehicle while receiving the flu shot).

2020 Flu Clinic Schedule

Click here to view the full 2020 flu shot clinic schedule flyer.

Erie VAMC Flu Clinic Schedule:
Drive-thru flu shot clinics will be available in the lower level of the parking garage on:

  • Saturday, September 19th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 26th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 30th from Noon – 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 7th from Noon – 4:00 p.m.
  • After October 7th, weekday flu shots will be available by appointment only. To schedule, call 814-868-8661, press 2. 

Community VA Clinic Flu Clinic Schedule:
(
Ashtabula, Crawford, McKean, Venango, and Warren VA Clinics)

Drive-thru flu shot clinics will be available at ALL VA Clinics on:

  • Saturday, September 19th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    *NOTE* Ashtabula VA Clinic by appointment only. To schedule, call 814-868-8661, press 2.
  • Saturday, September 26th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    *NOTE* Ashtabula VA Clinic by appointment only. To schedule, call 814-868-8661, press 2.
  • After September 26th, weekday flu shots will be available by appointment only. To schedule, call 814-868-8661, press 2.

A free flu shot is just one of the many benefits offered by the Erie VAMC. If you are a Veteran who has never enrolled in VA health care, please call our Eligibility Clinic at 814-860-2970 to determine if you are eligible. 

*Please note: Veterans must be eligible for VA health care to receive a free flu shot.  Tricare for Life patients are not eligible. 

For the latest flu information, call the Flu Hotline at 814-8602730 or visit our Facebook events page.   

Additional steps you can take to ward off the flu:

  • avoid people who are sick
  • clean hands often
  • keep hands away from face
  • cover coughs and sneezes

Important Resources: