Wilmington VA Clinic to host drive-thru flu clinic

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Wilmington Health Care Center (Photo: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington VA Health Care Center is dispensing drive thru flu vaccinations for Veterans enrolled for VA healthcare next month.

The event will happened from Nov. 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the left side of the building just past the flag poles at 1705 Gardner Road, Wilmington NC 28405.

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According to a news release, flu season typically begins in October and runs through March and the Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone age 6 months and older receive get a flu shot every year to protect themselves and their families.

“We want to make it very convenient for busy Veterans to receive their flu shots,” said Wilmington HCC nurse manager Tamula Bennett. “Drive thru clinics offer a quick and uncomplicated way to stay healthy this flu season, with no appointment necessary.”

Veterans must show their VA ID cards to receive immunization.