Free drive-thru flu shots throughout Hampton Roads

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — If you haven’t had your flu shot yet this season, you have several opportunities to get it for free.

Bon Secours is offering flu shots Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the locations listed below:

  • Portsmouth – Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, 3636 High Street
  • Norfolk – Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, 150 Kingsley Lane
  • Newport News – Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, 2 Bernardine Drive
  • Suffolk – Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, 5818 Harbour View Boulevard

Doses for adults, children and infants will be available. The flu shots are free, but will only be available while supplies last.

For more information, call 889-CARE.

Three local health districts are also offering free flu shots Saturday, Oct. 17 and two of the locations will be drive-thru events.

Here are the locations and times:

Chesapeake Health Dept.: Drive-thru event for ages 3 years and up
Location: 748 N. Battlefield Blvd.
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Enter at the intersection of Knells Ridge Blvd. and Battlefield Blvd.
Contact person: Pam Blair-Miller 382-8654

Norfolk Health Dept.: Drive-thru and Strike out the Flu event for ages 3 and up
Location: Harbor Park 150 Park Avenue
Time 9 a.m. to noon
Contact person: Dwayne Merritt 683-2796

Virginia Beach Health Department: Walk-up event for ages 3 and up
Location 1: Newtown Elementary School 5277 Learning Circle
Location 2: Kemps Landing/Old Donation School 2509 Seaboard Road
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact person: Bob Engle 518-2784

Anyone with questions about the vaccination clinics can call the VBHD at 518-2700 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

A reminder to wear short sleeves.


The Harvest Your Health Expo is holding a health expo and flu shot clinic in Chesapeake November 4 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Oak Grove United Methodist Church on Battlefield Boulevard. Those attending the event will have access to free health screenings and free flu shots for ages 7 and up. Bring your health insurance card with you if you have one.

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