More than 200 VA patients in multiple medical facilities will receive the medication.
Below, you'll find links to the latest government guidance and news reports regarding COVID-19.
- Have you been affected by the pandemic, or the response? Tell us here so we can better respond to the needs of the uniformed services community.
- MOAA has launched the COVID-19 Relief Fund to support servicemembers and veterans, and their families. Learn more, including how to donate, here.
If you believe you may be suffering from the virus and you are:
- A TRICARE beneficiary: Call the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1, to receive guidance. You can also connect with a nurse via web or video chat at www.mhsnurseadviceline.com.
- A VA beneficiary: Contact your local VA facility prior to visiting. You can also send a secure message via the MyHealtheVet portal to receive guidance. Learn more about virtual care options here. UPDATE: As of March 19, Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices no longer will offer in-person services, including scheduled appointments.
- Outside the VA and TRICARE networks: Call your health provider.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Website
- CDC Advice for Higher-Risk Individuals
- VA Coronavirus Website
- TRICARE Coronavirus Information
- DoD Coronavirus Response Website
- Health.mil Coronavirus Information
- Military OneSource Coronavirus Resources
- National Institutes of Health Coronavirus Information
- From MOAA: What You Need to Know About the CARES Act
- Latest Coronavirus News from Military.com
- Latest Coronavirus News from Military Times
Latest Coronavirus News
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These three important changes are designed to continue access to care while keeping patients safe.
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