• Get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect each other, health care workers: SecVA

    Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the best way to protect others and health care workers from hospitalization and death, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Jan. 19 at a Blue Star Families online forum.

  • How VA served Veterans in 2021

    Many people would like to forget 2021. It was a tough year, but a lot of good happened, too, especially at VA. The department is committed to making 2022 even better, and to do that, we’re taking a quick look back at what it accomplished and how it served Veterans in 2021.

  • HolidayBoost campaign helps you talk about COVID-19 boosters with those you care about this holiday season

    The HolidayBoost campaign provides suggestions for having constructive, compassionate conversations with those you care about regarding getting the COVID-19 booster or vaccine.

  • Spread joy, not flu this season: Free flu shot at VA or 70,000+ network providers

    Veterans enrolled in VA health care who have received care from either VA or community provider within the past 24 months are eligible for a free flu shot.

  • You Asked, We Answered: What should I know about COVID-19 and vaccines if I’m pregnant?

    Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’m pregnant or have recently been pregnant? Find answers to this and other COVID-related questions.

  • Veterans can receive Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster

    VA is offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster to Veterans. Only people who received the Pfizer vaccine can receive a Pfizer booster.

  • Nearly every death from COVID-19 is preventable: SecVA

    Nearly every COVID-19 death in the Veteran community and U.S. as a whole is entirely preventable through getting a vaccine, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said July 31 at the DAV National Convention in Tampa.

  • VA Puget Sound brings COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans experiencing homelessness or housing instability

    In late 2020, Seattle’s VA Puget Sound Health Care System contacted community partners, such as homeless shelters, transitional housing programs and permanent housing programs to help get the COVID-19 vaccine directly to Veterans in need, such as those experiencing homelessness or those experiencing housing instability.

  • Vaccination event for Veterans and others experiencing homelessness demonstrates VA’s Fourth Mission in action

    In addition to vaccinating Veterans, VA has offered the vaccine to non-Veterans as part of the Fourth Mission, which includes providing support for national, state and local efforts during public health and other emergencies. This support was evident on June 3, when VA held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic outside its Central Office in Washington, D.C., for anyone — not just Veterans — experiencing homelessness.

  • Arizona VA team accomplishes vaccine goals

    When it came time to prepare to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, Prescott VA staff stepped-up. A lot of planning, preparing, and traveling to ensure that five community based clinics were ready.

  • Veterans hold key to ending pandemic

    Join Team Rubicon and the Veterans Coalition for Vaccination May 19 at 7 p.m. ET for a town hall to answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Built by Veterans for Veterans.

  • WWII Navajo Code Talker discusses legacy, VA care, COVID-19 vaccine

    Of the 400 Navajo Code Talkers who served during WWII, only four are still living. Marine Corps Veteran Peter MacDonald is one of them, and continues to share his experience as a Navajo Code Talker.

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