LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A number of free flu shot clinics are being held around the Washington region this week as widespread reports of the virus continue to surface.

In Laurel, a free flu shot clinic is being held from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Laurel Regional Hospital for local residents. No appointments are necessary and the even is free to the public.

Laurel Regional Hospital
7300 Van Dusen Road
Laurel, MD 20707

In Columbia, the Health Department is offering free vaccines at the Columbia Health Center on Thursday by appointment only. Additional clinics are planned for Jan. 24 – 25 where walk-ins will be welcomed, but appointments are still encouraged.

Columbia Health Center
7180 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Phone: 410-313-7500

In Montgomery County, health officials are offering two free clinics over the next week by appointment only. On Friday morning, vaccines will be distributed at the Germantown Health Center. On Jan. 22 a clinic is being held at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring.

Friday, Jan. 18
9 a.m. to 12 noon

Germantown Health Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, Md. 20874

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
2 to 5 p.m.

Dennis Avenue Health Center
2000 Dennis Avenue
Silver Spring, Md. 20902

In the District, eligible veterans can get free flu shots at the VA Medical Center through Jan. 25.

50 Irving St. NW.
Washington, DC 20422


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