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Lovell FHCC to offer free flu shots for veterans, military retirees and dependents Sat. Oct. 14 in North Chicago and McHenry

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Jayna Legg, Lovell FHCC Public Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts: Jayna Legg, 224-610-3132, Jayna.legg@va.gov; Chanda Johnson, 224-610-1120, Chanda.johnson@va.gov

Oct. 11, 2017

Lovell FHCC to hold walk-in flu shot clinic Oct. 14 for Veterans, military retirees and military family members

Flu shots available Oct. 14 as well at McHenry Community Based Outpatient Clinic

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center is offering free flu vaccinations Saturday, Oct. 14 at the North Chicago, Ill. campus and McHenry, Ill. Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

The North Chicago campus walk-in flu shot clinic is available to active duty military families, military retirees and Veterans who are enrolled for care with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Veterans also may receive a free Hepatitis C screening.

The McHenry Community Based Outpatient Clinic walk-in flu shot clinic is available to enrolled Veterans.

Eligible Veterans with proof of service (e.g. discharge form DD214) may enroll with the VA at both clinics.

WHAT: Walk-in flu shot clinic in North Chicago

WHEN: 8 a.m.--noon, Saturday, Oct. 14

WHERE: Building 133CA (Primary Care) and Building 133EF (Immunization Clinic), Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, 3001 Green Bay Road,

North Chicago, Ill. Parking is available in the parking garage. (Volunteers will be posted at the main valet parking entrance to direct patients.)

WHO: Active duty military families, military retirees, and eligible Veterans. (Active duty personnel are encouraged to get their vaccinations with their command for proper tracking and command compliance.)

WHAT: Walk-in flu shot clinic in McHenry

WHEN: 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 14

WHERE: McHenry Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 3715 Municipal Drive, McHenry, Ill.

WHO: Eligible Veterans

About the Lovell FHCC: The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center is the nation's first fully integrated medical facility between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. It serves active duty military personnel, their families and Veterans. Lovell FHCC, which is located in North Chicago, operates four Great Lakes Naval Station clinics and three community based outpatient clinics in McHenry and Evanston, Ill. and Kenosha, Wis.

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