Local VA clinics to offer drive-thru flu shots on Sept. 23

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flu season is here, and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Community Based Outpatient Clinics are offering drive-thru flu shot clinics on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

Times and locations are as follows:

The flu vaccine is a Veteran’s best protection against the flu, which usually begins in the fall and may continue through late spring. 

Those at a higher risk of illness and flu-based complications include: Veterans age 65 and older; Veterans with health problems such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, chronic lung disease and other chronic illnesses or conditions; pregnant Veterans; and caregivers of Veterans with health problems.