Military veterans who want H1N1 swine flu vaccinations can now receive them from the V.A..
The Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System is making the vaccine available to veterans enrolled at any of the VA outpatient clinics in Escambia, Okaloosa and Bay counties.
Eligible veterans must be Florida residents.
Veterans using the Pensacola and Eglin A-F-B clinics can receive the vaccine on a walk-in basis.
Those using the clinic at Naval Support Activity in Panama City Beach will need to make an appointment by calling toll free 888-231-5047. Or if you already have a clinic appointment scheduled, you can receive the vaccinations at that time.
If you'd like more information log onto biloxi.va.gov.
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