COVID-19 Vaccines - VA Portland Health Care System
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COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

VA is providing COVID-19 vaccines, as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Supply varies by facility. Get more information about COVID-19 vaccines at VA.

VA is now offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to Veterans, spouses and caregivers who have already received a full series of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least six months ago. Not all VA facilities are offering Pfizer booster shots. Learn more about COVID-19 booster shots in VA.

You can also receive your Pfizer booster outside of VA. You can locate a vaccine site at https://www.vaccines.gov/search/. Make sure to take your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card when you go!

We continue to encourage all eligible individuals to get vaccinated.

VA Portland Health Care System
COVID Vaccine Details;

As of October, 2021, VA Portland has given more than 76,000 COVID-19 vaccinations!


What should I do if I think I have symptoms of COVID-19?


COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Information

  • VA Portland is currently providing COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine booster at least 6 months after a second Pfizer dose by appointment to
    • Veterans 65 years of age and older and
    • Veterans 18-64 years of age who are at high risk for a severe COVID infection with at least one of the conditions identified by the CDC
  • Sorry, VA Portland is currently ONLY giving Veterans in the above categories the Pfizer booster shot due to limited resources.

COVID Pfizer Booster Vaccine Clinic Schedule (no walk-ins):
Call (503) 273-5100 to get scheduled (this is for the booster only).

Location Days of Week Clinic Time
Salem VA Clinic October 30 & 31 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bend National Guard Armory
875 SW Simpson Ave., Bend, OR
November 6 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

Location Days of Week Clinic Time
Portland VA
Medical Center
Bldg 101, Rm 201
Tuesday (Pfizer)

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Vancouver VA 
Campus Gym
Tuesday (Pfizer)

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The SAVE LIVES Act was signed into law on March 24, and with it, VA Portland is authorized to give vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers. We are sorry, but VA Portland is currently ONLY providing the Pfizer booster shot to Veterans due to limited resources.

Click these links for the;
   - Pfizer COVID Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization (EUA); Pfizer vaccine info;
   - Moderna COVID Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)Moderna vaccine info;
  -  Janssen COVID Vaccine  Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Janssen vaccine info 

You can schedule, cancel or reschedule a vaccination appointment two ways:

  • Contact your care team via MyHealtheVet, or 
  • Call (503) 273-5100, (Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

See all current visitor restrictions here.


Not enrolled for VA health care?

Call the VA Health Eligibility Center at 1-877-222-VETS (8387). More eligibility information is here.

Need to update your contact info or address with VA? Click HERE.
You will need a VA.gov or MyHealtheVet account to log on - more info is HERE .
You also can let your care team know or call our Enrollment Office at 503-273-5069 to update your contact information.


Where you can get immunizations from the community:

Contact Info

Location

  • VA Portland Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 503-273-5100 Ext. For scheduling.

Hours of Operation

  • Except for planned walk-in clinics, vaccinations are by appointment only.
    Go to www.portland.va.gov for all details.