VA centers offering flu shots

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Health officials have been warning about the upcoming flu season and local veterans can now get a shot for free.

Starting Monday the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction is offering free flu shots to veterans. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. and then again from 1 to 4 p.m.

Extended hours clinics will be held Mondays and Thursdays from Sept. 17 through Oct. 15 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Drive thru clinics will also be held at the main entrance on Sept. 19, 26 and Oct. 3 from 1 - 5 p.m. Organizers remind everyone to please wear short sleeves!

A Montrose Community-based Outreach Clinic will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. through the end of flu season.

Another clinic will be at the Craig TeleHealth Clinic Sept. 18 - 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (970) 824-6721 for other dates.

Veterans in Glenwood Springs can get a shot in the county boardroom Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. And dates and locations are still being settled for a clinic in Moab, Ut.


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