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Beckley VAMC to Offering Veterans Drive-Thru Flu Clinic
The Beckley VA Medical Center is offering a drive-thru flu clinic, located at the Beckley campus.
The flu clinic will run Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and is currently ongoing through November. Use caution and follow the directional signs from the main gate of the Medical Center campus. No registration is required. Veterans will need their identification card and everyone in the vehicle must wear a mask and remain in the vehicle. Veterans are asked to wear short sleeves or loose-fitting clothing. Our team will bring your paperwork and administer the flu vaccine through the vehicle’s window or door.
Veterans must be enrolled in the Veterans Health Administration to receive a flu shot. Veterans can also receive flu shots at community urgent care centers and pharmacies within the VHA’s Care in the Community provider network. To find out more, visit https://www.va.gov/COMMUNITYCARE/flushot.asp.
The flu is one of the viruses that can cause pneumonia. The pneumonia vaccination is a safe and effective way to help prevent some of the most severe cases of pneumonia. In addition, Pneumonia vaccines will be available.
In addition to getting a flu shot, people 65 years and older should take the same everyday preventive actions such as covering coughs and washing hands often.
Flu Shot Availability in the Community
Eligible Veterans can also receive their seasonal flu shots at more than 60,000 Community Care Network (CCN) retail pharmacies and urgent care locations. This replaces the Walgreens Retail Immunization Care Coordination Program, which ended in March 2020. Click to here (https://www.va.gov/COMMUNITYCARE/flushot.asp) to learn more about these CCN locations. You can access a map to all community in-network locations and a chart indicating what type of locations Veterans can go to in their regions to receive their flu shots. No appointment or VA referral is required. Veterans need to present a valid government issued identification (e.g. Veterans Health ID Card, Department of Defense ID card, state issued driver's license or ID card, etc.).
Veterans can also use the VA Locator to find a VA facility, in-network retail pharmacy or urgent care location near them by using this link: https://www.va.gov/find-locations
- Retail pharmacies: Veterans must be enrolled in the VA health care system
- Urgent care locations: Veterans must be enrolled in the VA health care system and have received care from a VA or in-network community provider in the past 24 months
To check eligibility, contact Beckley VAMC at (304) 255-2121
All military Veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA Health Care System. To begin the process, please complete an Application for Health Care Benefits. To find more information on how to register for benefits, please visit: https://www.huntington.va.gov/patients/eligibility.asp
VA Video Connect
No matter the situation, access to your VA care team is important. The new VA Video Connect app uses live video to connect you with your doctor. Using the camera on your phone, computer, or tablet, VA Video Connect lets you talk and interact with your VA care team over live video. Ask your provider for details or visit https://mobile.va.gov/appstore for more information!