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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: All Veterans, spouses and caregivers can get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA. 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. 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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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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 Overview:

Your safety and good health are our priority. The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines is a positive turning point as we move forward together through these times. All Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and CHAMPVA recipients can now get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA facilities as a result of the SAVE LIVES Act.

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.  

COVID-19 Vaccination Walk-in Clinic

To receive a COVID-19 Vaccine at DC VAMC, walk in and visit Clinic A:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00  p.m.
To schedule, call 202-745-4342.

Pfizer BioNTech Booster: DC VAMC is also offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to Veterans, spouses and caregivers who have already received a full series of the Pfizer vaccine in January or February 2021. To schedule, call 202-745-4342. Remember to bring your COVID-19 vaccine card with you.

For safety, please remember that visitation is still limited at VA facilities. Please come alone and no children are permitted at this time.

Flu Vaccine - Available October 2021:

DC VAMC is administering flu shots to Veterans through their Primary Care Clinic. Please contact your VA Primary Care Team to coordinate.

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