By Jeanine Mezei | Medical Department Activity-Fort Carson Public Affairs Office
FORT CARSON, Colo. — Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) has available flu vaccines at the Pediatric Clinic, Ivy Clinic, and the Internal Medicine Clinic for beneficiaries ages 6 months and older.
The flu vaccine is available by appointment only for beneficiaries assigned to these clinics, and no walk-ins will be permitted.
To schedule an appointment for a flu vaccine, call the Colorado Military Health System Access to Care Line at 719-526-2273.
The Pediatric Clinic and Ivy Clinic are located on the second floor of the Soldier Family Care Center on the east side of the hospital. Patients ages 10 and older must bring their DOD ID card to their appointment.
The Internal Medicine Clinic is located on the first floor of the main hospital near the west hospital entrance, and across from the Main Outpatient Pharmacy.
EACH and Fort Carson Public Health will also host flu vaccine drives at the hospital Friday from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The flu vaccine drives will be on a walk-in basis for all TRICARE beneficiaries age 3 and older and DOD civilians. Patients visiting the event will need to bring their DOD ID card, to include children age 10 and older. Patients will enter through the west hospital entrance to check in with medical personnel.
Beneficiaries also have the option to receive the flu vaccine from any TRICARE-approved network pharmacy. To find the nearest location, visit www.tricare.mil/flu.
For updates on flu vaccine availability visit the EACH Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EvansArmyCommunityHospital and remember to wear a mask when entering the hospital to reduce the spread of COVID-19.