VA Maryland Health Care System
Free Flu Shots for Veterans
2020-2021 Flu Season
With the coronavirus still spreading,
Due to COVID-19, to get your free
(Walgreens is NOT participating this year)
To be eligible for this benefit, you must have received care from the VA in the past 24 months. No appointments or referrals are required to get a free flu shot at a community pharmacy that is part of the VA network, but please call the pharmacy before visiting to ensure they are participating. Please inform the pharmacy that you are a Veteran and show them your VA Veterans Health Identification Card.
You can also receive a flu shot during a scheduled, onsite primary care appointment and most specialty care appointments throughout the VA Maryland Health Care System, or during one of our drive-thru flu shot clinics.
See additional details below.
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETERANS
Community Pharmacies and Urgent Care Providers (recommended)
VA In-Network Pharmacies
The following community pharmacies are part of the VA network: CVS, Costco, Kroger, Safeway, Walmart
When visiting a VA in-network pharmacy or urgent care provider, please let them know you are a Veteran and
You may also provide the following information to community pharmacies so they have the appropriate flu
Billing Information for Community Pharmacies & Urgent Care Providers
Step 1: Enter BIN: 004336
Step 2: Enter PCN: ADV
Step 3: Enter Rx Group: RX3481
Step 4: Enter Veteran ID: 10-digit Veteran ID
providers should call 888-901-6609 to confirm eligibility.
Scheduled Clinic Appointments
You can also receive a flu shot during your onsite primary care appointment and most specialty care appointments throughout the VA Maryland Health Care System.
VA Drive-Thru Flu Clinics
If you cannot or do not want to get a flu shot in the community, you can come to one of the clinics we have set
For a printable flyer containing more information about free flu shots for Veterans, click Flu 2020 flyer.
For information and updates on the 2020 Flu Season from the VA Maryland Health Care System, call the Flu Information Line at 410-605-7273.
For medical advice, please call the Telephone Care Line at 800-865-2441.