COVID-19 Vaccine for Veterans by Appointment - VA Caribbean Healthcare System
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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.

Veterans can get up-to-date information on VA’s VA COVID-19 vaccine webpage, and sign up to receive regular vaccine updates on the on the VA’s Stay Informed page.

For more information and to schedule appointments, please call 787-641-4591 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

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