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VA Maryland Health Care System and Maryland National Guard Partner to Hold Veterans Day COVID-19 Vaccine Booster & Flu Shot Clinic
(BALTIMORE, MD) In honor of Veterans Day, the VA Maryland Health Care System, in collaboration with the Maryland National Guard, will hold a Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Booster & Flu Shot Clinic on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. The flu shot will be available to all enrolled Veterans, and the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster vaccinations will be available to enrolled Veterans who meet the following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention guidelines:
- For Veterans who completed a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine series, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at least 6 months after their second dose:
- 65 years and older
- Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
- Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings
- Veterans who are 18 years and older who received a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at least 2 months ago.
While not eligible to receive the flu shot, the following groups are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on November 11 if they meet the CDC guidelines outlined above:
- Veterans not enrolled for VA health care
- Veterans not eligible for VA health care
- Spouses and caregivers of Veterans
As a walk-in clinic, individuals will be served on a first come, first served basis. Masking and social distancing are required at all times inside the Baltimore VA Medical Center. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will not be available during this Walk-In COVID-19 Booster & Flu Shot Clinic.
WHAT TO BRING TO THE WALK-IN COVID-19 BOOSTER & FLU SHOT CLINIC:
- Veterans must show their VA Health Identification Card to receive the COVID-19 booster and flu shots.
- Spouses, caregivers and unenrolled Veterans must show a photo ID (driver’s license, passport, or other federal, state or local photo ID) to receive a booster shot.
- All individuals must bring a copy of their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to verify the date they received their last vaccination.
WHERE: Baltimore VA Medical Center
10 N. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
The entrance to the medical center’s parking garage is located off of Fayette Street.
WHEN: November 11, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) provides a broad spectrum of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and outpatient care to veterans at three medical centers and five outpatient clinics located throughout the state. More than 52,000 veterans from various generations receive care from VAMHCS annually. Nationally recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and quality patient care, VAMHCS is proud of its reputation as a leader in veterans’ health care, research and education. It costs nothing for veterans to enroll for health care with the VA Maryland Health Care System and it could be one of the more important things a veteran can do. To enroll for VA health care, interested veterans can call 877-222-8387 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or they can visit www.va.gov and clinic on “Apply now for VA health care.”