The military's largest branch issued its mandate after the other services announced similar timelines.
Below, you'll find links to the latest government guidance and news reports regarding COVID-19.
- VACCINE REGISTRATION (Updated April 1, 2021): VA Registration | DHA Appointing Portal | Find Your State Health Department.
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.
- Outside the VA and TRICARE networks: Call your health provider.
More Vaccine Information
- DoD Vaccine Information
- VA Vaccine Information
- Military Health System Vaccine Information
- National Guard/Selected Reserve Vaccine Information
- 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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The move comes on the heels of FDA approval for the Pfizer vaccine.
"A few things have changed since that initial proposal," the Navy's surgeon general said last week.
The Indian River Chapter works with the county veterans council to provide financial assistance to veterans and their families in need because of the pandemic.
The policy would take effect no later than mid-September, but other details are scarce.
The department hopes to avoid foreclosures with this extra assistance. Find out who qualifies.
The move comes as the department considers a vaccine mandate for all staff.
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