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Tenneessee Valley Healthcare System Offering H1N1 Vaccinations

January 6, 2010

Mid-State VA Begins H1N1 Vaccination to Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) is now offering the H1N1 Flu Vaccine to all Veterans in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky who are enrolled for healthcare benefits.

VA TVHS officials are encouraging all Veterans to receive a H1N1 vaccination as well as a seasonal flu vaccination. Veterans are also reminded to contact their local health department on the availability of the vaccine if they are unable to travel to a VA facility.

The Vaccine will be available at the both of the Healthcare System’s main facilities located in Nashville and Murfreesboro and the VA staffed community based outpatient clinics located throughout the Mid-state and Southern Kentucky on a walk-in basis or during primary care appointments. These clinics include:

Patients who receive healthcare at non-VA staffed clinics are asked to go to the nearest VA facility or VA staffed clinic listed above or to the nearest county health agency to receive the vaccine. Non-VA staffed clinics that are not offering the H1N1 vaccine are listed below:

  • Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Cookeville, Tenn.
  • Hopkinsville, Ky.
  • McMinnville, Tenn

VA THVS is comprised of the Nashville VA Medical Campus and the Alvin C. York VA Medical Campus in Murfreesboro, Tenn., as well as various VA community-based outpatient clinics.

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