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Local VA clinics to offer drive-thru flu shots on October 21

CAVHS and CBOC will be offering drive-thru flu shot clinics.

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, Oct. 21.

Times and locations are as follows:

  • Conway – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 1520 East Dave Ward Drive; Phone: 501-548-0500
  • El Dorado – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 1702 North West Avenue; Phone: 870-875-5900
  • Hot Springs - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 177 Sawtooth Oak Street; Phone: 501-520-6250
  • Mena - 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 300 Morrow Street, South; Phone: 501-609-2700
  • Mountain Home - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 759 Hwy 62 E, Twin Lakes Plaza Suite 331; Phone: 870-594-8387
  • Pine Bluff - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 2906 Market Street; 870-850-8200
  • Russellville - 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 3106 West 2nd Court; Phone: 479-880-5100
  • Searcy - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 1120 South Main Street; Phone: 501-207-4700

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.