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Walgreens Teams Up with Veteran Affairs to Offer Free Flu Shots for Veterans

Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round but the virus is most common during the winter and fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Department of Veterans has partnered with Walgreens Pharmacies nationwide to offer veterans currently enrolled in the VA healthcare system free flu vaccinations, according to a news release.

To be eligible for a free flu shot, veterans should present a Veterans Identification and a photo ID at any participating Walgreens.

Vaccinations will be available from now until Mar. 31.

Click here to find out more information about the free vaccinations offered through Walgreens.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Get your free <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/flu?src=hash”>#flu</a> shot at any of 8,000 Walgreens or at any VA Medical Center or clinic. For details 877-771-8537 or <a href=”https://t.co/o3IPlVObVv”>https://t.co/o3IPlVObVv</a></p>&mdash; Veterans Health (@VeteransHealth) <a href=”https://twitter.com/VeteransHealth/status/817143972556656640″>January 5, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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