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The cold and flu season is upon us and the Department of Veterans Affairs has once again teamed up with Walgreens Pharmacies nationwide to allow all veterans who are currently enrolled in the VA healthcare system to be able walk into any of the over 8000 Walgreens nationally (and the Duane Reade pharmacies in the New York metropolitan area) to receive a vaccination at no cost.  Vaccinations will be available through March 31, 2018.

Veterans wishing to receive the no cost vaccination simply need to present a Veterans Identification Card and a photo ID, at any participating Walgreens to receive the vaccination. The Group ID is: VAFLU

In addition, after the Walgreens pharmacist administers the vaccine Walgreens will transmit that information securely to VA where it becomes part of the patient’s electronic medical record.

VA is committed to keeping Veteran patients healthy, and during this flu season, vaccination is the best way to prevent the spread of flu.  No matter where you live, visit your local VA clinic or Walgreens to get a no cost flu shot.  

North Dakota has only one Walgreens which is in Fargo and is not participating as it does not have a pharmacy. However both of the Moorhead MN Walgreens are participating:

900 Main Ave

Moorhead MN 56560

218-236-0252

 

700 30th Ave S.

Moorhead MN 56560

218-331-2668

 

To get more information on flu and flu vaccine, visit publichealth.va.gov/flu or www.cdc.gov/flu

 

More information about: VA General Health Care