MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

September 28, 2013

VAMC offers free flu shots for veterans


— The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a free Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled veterans from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 to 11 in the auditorium, which is on the second floor in the south end of the hospital.

Veterans do not need to make an appointment and can receive a flu shot on a walk-in basis. Veterans should bring their Veteran's Identification Card.

Veterans can also receive a free flu shot by scheduling an appointment with their primary care provider.

In the United States, flu season typically occurs between October and May with the peak season occurring between late December and March.

Information about the flu: www.publichealth.va.gov/flu/.