Free pneumonia, shingles vaccine shots available to truckers
April 30, 2019
•Land Line Staff
Truckers may get vouchers for free pneumonia and shingles vaccines, courtesy of the St. Christopher Fund.
Truck drivers can get vouchers from the St. Christopher Fund website or from OOIDA’s Jon Osburn, skipper of the Association’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
Truckers also may get vouchers for free flu shots.
All you have to do is print your vaccine voucher and take it to Kroger, The Little Clinic, Walgreen’s or The Medicine Shoppe at White’s Travel Center. You are required to show your Class A CDL along with the voucher. However, each location has a separate voucher, so the drivers need to plan on a location before printing the vouchers
Some locations will accept the vouchers electronically. That information and vouchers are available on the St. Christopher Fund website at TruckersFund.org.
The vouchers are only for semitrailer drivers who hold a valid CDL. Licenses will be checked at each location before the vaccines are given.
If a driver has insurance, they are asked to provide that information, as often the vaccines are fully covered through insurance, especially for the flu vaccine.
OOIDA is a sponsor of the program.