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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC


Walk-In flu shot clinics scheduled for Veterans

October 7, 2013

CHARLES GEORGE VA MEDICAL CENTER, Asheville – A number of walk-in flu shot clinics have been scheduled for Veterans around Western North Carolina from Oct. 10 to Nov. 20.
The three largest shot clinics are scheduled for a 10-day period in October for the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville and one-day clinics at the community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Franklin and Rutherfordton.
The Franklin CBOC will hold its clinic from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Oct. 10.  The clinic is located at 647 Wayah St. in Franklin.  The clinic phone number is (828) 369-1781.
The Charles George VA Medical Center, 1100 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, will hold its walk-in clinic from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Oct. 15 - 25, in Primary Care Clinic 3, which is right next to the Medical Center’s main entrance.
The Rutherford County CBOC will hold its clinic from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Oct. 16.  The clinic is located at 374 Charlotte Rd. and the clinic phone number is (828) 288-2780.
The Charles George VA Medical Center Rural Health Team will also be offering flu vaccines at these times and places.  No appointment is necessary.  Veterans will need a valid VA identification card.  For more information on thes clinics call 1-800-932-6408, ext. 4337.
• 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Oct. 23, Morganton Burke Senior Center, 501 N. Green St., Morganton
• 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.,  Oct. 30, Cleveland County Veterans Service Office, 311 E. Marion St.,
• 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Nov. 14, American Legion Post 29, 401 Main St. NW, Lenoir
• 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Nov. 6, Haywood County Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way,
• 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Nov. 20, Pardee Community Health Center, Blue Ridge Mall
            Besides these clinics, Veterans will be able to get flu shots, upon request, during scheduled appointments at the Medical Center or the CBOCs.