VA Caribbean Healthcare System
COVID-19 Vaccine for Veterans by Appointment
January 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JAN 18, 2021
VA Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS) offering COVID-19 Vaccine at San Juan VA Medical Center and select VA Clinics.
SAN JUAN, PR — The San Juan VA is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Veterans receiving care at VA and who are 65 years or older. There is no cost to receive the vaccine. Vaccinations are by appointment only!
Beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the VA Caribbean Health Care System will be offering vaccinations, by appointment only, at the following locations:
Ponce Outpatient Clinic 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Mayaguez Outpatient Clinic 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Beginning this Wednesday, January 20, 2021 until Friday, January 22, 2021 the San Juan VA Medical Center will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations, by appointment only, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Location: At the Outpatient Clinic Patio).
Veterans must be available to receive their second dose in 28 days and are encouraged to arrive within 30 minutes of their appointment.
Patients interested in receiving the vaccine, at a later date, should contact their health care provider or call 787-641-4591 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
As additional vaccine supply is received, we will notify additional Veterans’ groups.
Even after receiving COVID-19 vaccination, employees and Veterans should continue masking, physical distancing and washing hands often.
For more information and to schedule appointments, please call 787-641-4591 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.