Monday, October 18, 2010

Flu Shots Available at Naval Hospital

The flu vaccine will be provided to all TRICARE Prime eligible beneficiaries at the hospital’s Clinic Waiting Area ‘A’ (TriWest waiting area) Oct. 25 – 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Active duty personnel will be seen in respective Battalion Aid Stations. Marine Corps Communications and Electronics School and Headquarters Battalion staff and students will be seen in the Adult Medical Care Clinic.

This year’s vaccine, which has been formulated to also protect against the H1N1 virus, is recommended for all people over the age of 6 months; however children under 2 years old or with a medical condition, will be vaccinated in the Family Immunization Clinic.
If necessary, additional vaccine sites will be announced.

Those unable to get their flu shots during the above dates can be seen in the Family Immunization Clinic on a walk-in basis during normal clinic hours while vaccine supplies last.