The Virginia National Guard COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is fully operational at Fort Pickett, and any service member, TRICARE beneficiary or Department of Defense retiree may schedule an appointment to receive their vaccination. Virginia Department of Military Affairs employees and members of the Virginia Defense Force are also eligible to receive a vaccination at the clinic.
How To Schedule a Vaccine:
Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, military and civilian federal technicians and eligible TRICARE beneficiaries should schedule their vaccine at the following link:https://informatics-stage.health.mil/VANGCOVIDApp/COVID.aspx
Dependents (age 18 and up) of all Service Members in an Active Status greater than 30 days and TRICARE Beneficiaries are eligible to receive the vaccine. Verification of TRICARE coverage will be required at the time of appointment for dependents. Proof of coverage can be obtained here:https://tricare.mil/plans/eligibility/DEERS/milconnect/Proof
Virginia Department of Military Affairs employees and currently serving members of the Virginia Defense Force are eligible to receive the vaccine and should contact Rebecca Moses with the Virginia Department of Military Affairs at email@example.com to schedule an appointment at the Virginia National Guard Vaccination Clinic. Please use the contact form on the right of this page to send questions about vaccinations.
Department of Defense retirees are eligible to receive the vaccine at the Fort Pickett clinic, and they should call the clinic at 434-298-5887 from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday or email VNGVaccinations@gmail.com to schedule an appointment.
What We Know: FACTS from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):
Vaccine Information for You and Your Family: Take the time to educate yourself about the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Information Statement
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Information Statement
Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Info Page: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/
Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Patient Education Page: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/patient-education/
Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/expect/after.html
Watch the Secretary of Defense video regarding his perspective of COVID vaccines: https://www.defense.gov/Watch/Video/videoid/784646/
COVID-19 vaccine does not affect fertility, immunization experts say: https://health.mil/News/Articles/2021/02/16/COVID-19-vaccine-does-not-affect-fertility-immunization-experts-say