Flu Shots - VA Boston Healthcare System
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VA Boston Healthcare System

 

Flu Shots

VA Boston is ready for flu season and we invite you to get ready, too!

Flu season is here and the influenza vaccine can reduce your risk of associated illness and hospitalization. Getting vaccinated is more important than ever this season, not only to reduce your individual risk, but also to minimize the spread of flu to vulnerable Veterans and loved ones who may be at high risk for severe complications from the flu, as well as COVID-19.

The VA Boston Healthcare Systems is offering the following options for eligible Veterans to get their flu shot...

Walk-In and Drive-Thru Flu Vaccination Clinics are available at the following dates and locations in October:

Brockton Campus:

  • Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic at the Tent Behind Building 1
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 16 , 23 and 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic in Primary Care

Jamaica Plain Campus:

  • Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic in Primary Care

West Roxbury Campus:

  • Monday – Friday, 9 – 11:30 a.m. & 1 – 3 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic in Primary Care
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 16 , 23 and 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic in Primary Care

Causeway VA Outpatient Clinic:

  • Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic

Framingham VA Outpatient Clinic:

  • Wednesdays, 1 – 3 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic

Lowell VA Outpatient Clinic:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 8 – 10 a.m. & 1 – 3 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic
  • Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

Plymouth Lowell VA Outpatient Clinic:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic

Quincy VA Outpatient Clinic:

  • Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic
  • Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m., Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic

Click here for a calendar image of the above.

You can always make an appointment with your primary care team for a flu shot, and flu vaccinations can also be obtained during other scheduled appointments, ask your provider during your appointment. Please bring a VA health care ID, wear a loose-fitting, short sleeve shirt and wear a mask.

Eligible Veterans can receive a no-cost seasonal flu shot at one of more than 60,000 VA Community Care Network (CCN) in-network retail pharmacies and urgent care locations, as well. Find your nearest in-network community location at www.va.gov/find-locations. No appointment or VA referral is required, just bring this billing information card, and present valid government-issued identification, such as a Veteran Health ID Card, Department of Defense ID card, or a state-issued driver's license or ID card. Click here for a handout on getting your flu shot from a VA CCN provider.