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All Veterans, their spouses, caregivers can get COVID-19 vaccinations from VA

 

March 25, 2021

Army Veteran Dolores Rivera received her first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile clinic in Hobbs, New Mexico, March 19, 2021. VA photo by Reynaldo Leal.

All Veterans,their spouses and caregivers can get COVID-19 vaccinations from VA under the SAVE LIVES Act signed into law March 24.

Covered individuals can receive a vaccine from VA due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are:

• Veterans who are not eligible to enroll in the VA health care system;

• specified Veterans who are eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care abroad;

• family caregivers approved as providers of personal care services for Veterans 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; and

• 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.

• Civilian Health and Medical Programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs recipients.

• Veteran spouses.

https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/86532/veterans-spouses-caregivers-can-get-covid-19-vaccinations-va/?utm_source=VRfeature&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=VetResources

 

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