Public Affairs Office
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2020) — The General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital will be offering flu vaccines (6 months of age and older) to Active Duty family members, retirees and retiree family members in the Immunizations clinic within Leonard Wood Medical Home on the following dates and times:
Nov. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Nov. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Dec. 8 from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
Keep in mind COVID-19 precautions are required, such as wearing a face covering and maintaining 6 feet social distancing, while waiting in line. GLWACH staff will make every effort to streamline the process to minimize wait times. It is requested that each patient bring a completed form with them prior to receiving the vaccine.
Those who already have an appointment within Pediatrics or Internal Medicine with your Primary Care Manager may ask for the flu shot during their regularly scheduled appointment.
TRICARE beneficiaries may also receive the flu vaccine at a network retail pharmacy. Visit https://tricare.mil/flu for further details.
All active duty service members will be given the flu vaccination at their unit of assignment.
For the most current updates regarding availability of the vaccine, follow the GLWACH Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GLWACH. If you have questions for the Immunizations Clinic at GLWACH call 573.596.1768.
For questions regarding the flu vaccine, refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website link: www.cdc.gov/flu/season/faq-flu-season-2020-2021.htm.
About Fort Leonard Wood
Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year.
Fort Leonard Wood is home to the U.S Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and three U.S. Army schools: the U.S. Army Engineer School; U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School; and the U.S. Army Military Police School. In addition to training engineer, CBRN and military police specialties for the Army, Fort Leonard Wood also provides gender-integrated in-processing and Basic Combat Training for new Soldiers.
Fort Leonard Wood also hosts and trains with the largest Marine Corps Detachment and Air Force Squadron on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.
More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission