Flu shots at North Texas VA

 

VA NORTH TEXAS 
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM UPDATE

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It’s flu season, and VA North Texas Health Care System is reminding all Veteran patients to get a flu shot. Early prevention is key to give your body time to build immunity.

Flu shots are available at all VA North Texas facilities and community-based outpatient clinics for Veterans with an honorable discharge from the military who present their Veteran identification card, discharge certificate or DD214. Veterans can receive flu shots at their regular clinic appointments or walk-in and drive-thru clinics at times and locations listed below.

If you are allergic to eggs, see your provider for further discussion. Everyone, especially high risk groups including the elderly and people with certain health conditions, should receive a flu vaccination each year.

VA North Texas locations:

Dallas VA Medical Center: 4500 S. Lancaster Rd., Dallas, TX 75216
Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center: 1201 E. 9th St., Bonham, TX 75418
Fort Worth VA Outpatient Clinic: 2201 SE Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76119
Tyler VA Outpatient Clinic: 7916 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX 75703
Plano VA Outpatient Clinic: 3804 W. 15th St. #175, Plano, TX 75075

Walk-in: Monday-Friday

  • Dallas: Atrium, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Sam Rayburn: Building 1, 4th floor Specialty Clinic, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Fort Worth: Patient Resource Center, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Tyler: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Plano: Reception, 2 – 4 p.m.

Drive-through:  Saturday, October 14, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Dallas: south entrance
  • Sam Rayburn: west entrance at building 1
  • Tyler: front parking  
  • Fort Worth: ambulance entrance
  • Plano: front parking

Drive-through:  Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Dallas: south entrance
  • Sam Rayburn: west entrance at building 1

Should flu-like symptoms develop, including fever, cough and/or sore throat, rest at home and drink plenty of liquids. Over-the-counter flu medications may relieve symptoms, but consult your doctor for possible interactions with other medications you are taking. Alcohol and/or tobacco should be avoided. Call 911 if you develop difficulty breathing, chest pain or pressure, dizziness, confusion or severe vomiting.

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VA North Texas Health Care System serves over 133,000 patients each year, delivering approximately 1.5 million outpatient visits to Veterans in 38 North Texas counties and two counties in southern Oklahoma.