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Erie VA Medical Center

 

News Release

August 30, 2011

Print Version (MS Word)

Free Flu Shots Now Available to Veterans
Spread the word, not the flu!

Flu shots are now available for all eligible Veterans at the Erie VA Medical Center and VA community clinics. 
Veterans are encouraged to get a flu shot at their Erie VA primary care clinic any Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. or any of the VA community clinics between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Erie VA Medical Center is also hosting Saturday flu shot clinics. 

Flu Shot Clinics:

  • Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Erie VA Medical Center
    *Veterans with limited mobility can use the drive-thru flu shot service at the main entrance 
  • Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Crawford and Venango  VA Clinics
    *Veterans with limited mobility may ask for car-side services
  • Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Ashtabula and Warren VA Clinics
    *Veterans with limited mobility may ask for car-side services
  • Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Bradford VFW
    *Veterans with limited mobility may ask for car-side services

Veterans not enrolled in the VA system are invited to stop by the flu shot clinics with their DD-214 service papers and register with eligibility representatives.  While at the flu clinic, Veterans can speak with Health Promotion Disease Prevention staff and sign up for My HealtheVet, a VA tool that allows Veterans to manage their health online.

For the latest flu shot and flu clinic updates, call Erie VA’s flu hotline at 814-860-2730 or go online at www.erie.va.gov/flu

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