Flu shots available at NHCCC for all TRICARE beneficiaries

Posted at 9:32 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 22:32:48-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Military dependents, retirees and their covered family members can stop by the NHC Corpus Christi immunization clinic Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to receive the vaccine.

Flu shots will be administered on a walk-in basis, no referral or prescription is necessary.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends annual influenza vaccination for everyone six months and older.

As previously announced, flu shots for active duty personnel will be administered in the NHC Corpus Christi auditorium beginning on Friday and then again on Nov. 1 from 7 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

Information about flu shot availability will also be sent out through TRICARE Online Secure Messaging. To sign up for TRICARE Online Secure Messaging, visit and register as a patient.

For more information about the vaccine or Flu shot availability, contact the NHC Corpus Christi Immunization clinic at 361-961-3158.

To learn more about TRICARE-participating locations offering Flu shots, contact the NHC Corpus Christi Health Benefits Advisor at 361-961-2810.

Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi and its Naval Branch Health Clinic Fort Worth and Naval Branch Health Clinic Kingsville provide ambulatory care services to over 13,000 enrolled beneficiaries comprised of military active duty, their family members, retirees and their family members in South Texas and Dallas/Fort Worth. In addition, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi San Antonio Detachment provides primary care services to Navy students at the Medical Education & Training Campus at Fort Sam Houston, and case management services and medical board management to Navy and Marine Corps Wounded, Ill and Injured Warriors at San Antonio Military Medical Center.