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DC-area Veterans: if you have symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath, call 202-745-8000, option 3, before visiting the medical center. More Details


COVID-19 vaccines: To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page.

For VA-specific information: Read our coronavirus FAQs and public health response, or use our coronavirus chatbot.

Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.

For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

Ms. L. Hawkins, U.S. Air Force Veteran, received the J and J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, administered by Registered Nurse N. Tinio, during a weekend clinic in Charlotte Hall, Md.

U.S. Air Force Veteran, L. Hawkins, received the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, administered by Registered Nurse N. Tinio, during a scheduled Saturday clinic in Charlotte Hall, Md.

COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Overview:

The Food and Drug Administration has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for three COVID-19 vaccines.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered in two doses, 21 days apart.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is administered in two doses, 28 days apart.
The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is administered in a single dose.  

The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DC VAMC) is currently working to get COVID-19 vaccines to frontline workers, enrolled Veterans and designated Primary or Secondary Family Caregivers and those cited by the SAVE LIVES Act as quickly and safely as possible. Vaccines are administered based on CDC guidelines and available supply by appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Charlotte Hall, Md, May 15:

VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
29640 Three Notch Road
Charlotte Hall, Md. 20622

The DC VAMC Vaccination Team will host a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Saturday, May 15 in Southern Maryland from 9:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.
Veterans, their spouse and caregiver(s) who are 18 years or older are eligible to schedule a vaccine appointment, 202-745-4342.

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments
To make a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment, call the COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Line: 202-745-4342.  The Vaccine Appointment Line is available:
Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For details about the vaccine, the scheduling process, potential side effects and more, please visit: COVID-19 Vaccinations.

SAVE LIVES Act: Expanding COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

Congress has passed the SAVE LIVES Act, a new law which allows VA to offer COVID-19 vaccines to more Veterans, including non-enrolled Veterans, as well as eligible spouses and caregivers of Veterans. To register and indicate interest in receiving a vaccine from VA and to receive updates about the expanded vaccine rollout process, visit:

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