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
recipients, a health care program in which the VA shares the cost of
covered health care services with eligible beneficiaries.