Friday, November 15, 2013

Virginia Hospital Center Offers Flu Shots & Tdap Vaccines for the Community

From our friends at the Virginia Hospital Center...

Virginia Hospital Center, a leading healthcare facility in the Washington, DC metropolitan area recently named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, today announced that it is offering flu shots and Tdap vaccines through its Outpatient Pharmacy. Visit the Outpatient Pharmacy Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. to receive the vaccinations.  No appointment is necessary.

“The flu vaccine is the single most effective way to prevent the spreading of the flu,” said Marjan Daneshmand, Director of the Outpatient Pharmacy. “The seasonal flu is a serious illness, so at Virginia Hospital Center it is a priority to make vaccinations easily attainable for our community.”

Virginia Hospital Center’s Outpatient Pharmacy is located on the first floor of the building at 1701 N. George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA, 22205. All credit cards are accepted, most insurance plans are accepted, and direct insurance billing is provided. Flu shots cost $30 without insurance; Tdap vaccines cost $65 without insurance. Walk-ins are welcome.

About Virginia Hospital Center:
For 70 years, Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and has been named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. This selection is based completely on objective, public data that measures performance excellence in clinical quality care, patient safety, patient perception of care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Virginia Hospital Center is a 342-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility offering comprehensive healthcare and multiple, independently recognized Centers of Excellence including: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health, Neuroscience/Stroke, Oncology, Orthopedics (Total Joint Replacement Services), Bariatric Surgery, Palliative Care, Inpatient Rehab, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric, Emergency Services, Women & Infant Health and Urology. For more information, please visit