VA Opened Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccines

As a public service to our post members, this information is shared from VA sources.  For additional information on eligibility or any other questions, please call the Durham VA at 919-286-0411 then press “0.”

“The expanded authority under the SAVES LIVES Act allows the VA to open eligibility for those who can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at out VA facilities.

The following groups are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at their local VA facility:

  • Veterans – Anyone who served in the U.S. Military
  • Spouses of a Veteran – If you characterize your relationship as spousal
  • Caregivers of a Veteran – Includes family members or friends who provide care to a Veteran
  • Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)benefits

The Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) will try to accommodate all qualifying individuals as walk-ins with same-day registration during our mass vaccination event at theDurham VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, on April 10, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  We encourage anyone who plans on attending the mass vaccination event to print, fill out and bring the attached SAVES LIVES Act Vaccination Worksheet.  The second dose will be administered on May 1, 2021.

Anyone who can’t come to our Durham Main Medical Center Campus on April 10th or May 1st, should complete the Vaccination Worksheet and bring it to the Eligibility Office at the Durham or Greenville VA facilities”

In addition, North Carolina has today expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to AGE 16 and above.

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