National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
It's time to get your flu shot. Veterans enrolled in VA health care can get a free flu shot at:
- VA health care facilities
- Community urgent care providers (in VA’s network)
- Community pharmacies (in VA’s network)
Find a facility near you and call before you visit to be sure flu vaccine is available.
Flu – short for influenza – is a respiratory illness that spreads easily from person to person.
Flu vaccination is your best protection against the flu, which usually begins in the fall and can continue through late spring. Everyone age 6 months and older should get the vaccine.
Learn about flu vaccines and why you should get vaccinated.
Learn how you can step up to prevent flu.
Find out how to treat flu and when to seek medical care.
Tools & Materials
Download flu tools and materials: videos, posters and more.
Flu vaccination is a priority for VA health care providers. Learn more.
Learn how VA prepares for and responds to pandemic flu.