Flu Season 2018-2019 - Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center


Flu Season 2018-2019

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

Flu shots are available NOW at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and at its community-based outpatient clinic locations for enrolled Veterans with a VA ID Card.

U.S. Navy Veteran and Charleston VA employee Percy Jones braces as he receives his annual flu shot.

Answers to Your Flu Shot FAQs

Charleston VAMC Flu Blitzes

Veterans and staff at the Charleston VA Medical Center can get their flu shot at one of our "flu blitzes" in the main lobby of the medical center.

The Flu Blitzes are scheduled for:

Oct. 25 9 a.m. - Noon
Oct. 29 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Nov. 1  9 a.m. - Noon
Nov. 8  10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (At the Healthfair at the Walterboro Army National Guard Armory)
Nov. 28 8:30 a.m. - Noon

It's not too late to vaccinate!
If you haven't gotten vaccinated yet, it's not too late to protect yourself against flu. Flu activity usually peaks between December and February, but viruses can continue to cause illness as late as May. Veterans should continue to get vaccinated for as long as flu viruses are still circulating in the community. Don't delay! Get your flu shot today!

VA partners with Walgreens

Veterans enrolled in the VA Health Care System can also get a no-cost flu shot at participating Walgreens through the VA Retail Immunization Care Coordination Program.

Walgreens pharmacist greets Veteran

Learn more information about the program at the following links: 

More Information about Influenza