Daytona Beach VA now offering coronavirus vaccinations

Veterans must receive care at Daytona Beach clinic

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Volusia County veterans have a new location to get their coronavirus vaccination.

The Daytona Beach VA is offering free shots at its outpatient clinic at 515 National Health Care Dr.

Veterans must be 75 years old or older and enrolled for veterans affairs health care benefits. They must also be a patient at the Daytona Beach VA.

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Those eligible to receive the vaccine can call (407) 631-0499 between 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Daytona Beach city leaders say patients can also call during non-business hours and leave a voicemail, assuring the call will be returned.