HELENA — The Montana VA announced that they will hold their annual drive-thru flu clinic and health festival for veterans on October 1, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in parking lot A at the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center.
Flu shots are free for enrolled veterans.
The County Health Department will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to provide flu vaccines for family members.
Health insurance will be accepted or cash options are available.
Health and wellness information will also be available as part of the Fall Health Fest held in conjunction with the Drive-Thru Flu Clinic.
Veterans and their family members will be able to ask Montana VA health care professionals techniques on feeling better so they can enjoy the things they love for years to come.
Getting a flu shot is the best way to slow the spread of influenza.
VA and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that everyone age six months and older get a flu vaccine each year.
For veterans wanting a flu shot, but not able to attend the drive-thru clinic at Fort Harrison on October 1st, please contact your local VA clinic to inquire about dates and times that flu shots will be available.
The Montana VA Health Care System serves over 47,000 enrolled veterans across Montana—an area roughly 147,000 square miles in size.
Veterans are cared for by a staff of nearly 1,200 (over a third are veterans themselves) at 17 sites of care across the state