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From Chuck Weber, your Veteran Service Officer...
VA gives Covid vaccinations to all veterans, spouses and caregivers


All veterans and their spouses are eligible to get vaccinated for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through the Department of Veterans Affairs, and based on multiple first-hand accounts from veterans, many of them are getting same-week appointments.  You don’t even need to be enrolled in the VA to get signed up for a vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations at the VA are available to the following groups:

  • Spouses of veterans. In other words “If they characterize their relationship as spousal, they can receive the vaccine at VA,” said Veterans Affairs spokesman Randal Noller.
  • Veterans who are eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care abroad.
  • Family caregivers approved under the VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.
  • Caregivers of veterans participating in the VA’s Program of General Caregiver Support Services. 
  • Caregivers of veterans participating in the VA’s Medical Foster Home Program, Bowel and Bladder Program, Home Based Primary Care Program, or Veteran Directed Care Program.
  • As well as Civilian Health and Medical Programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) recipients, a health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services with eligible beneficiaries.

Source: Task& Purpose by James Clark April 06, 2021


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