"In my mind, veterans should always be at the front of the line."
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.
- Outside the VA and TRICARE networks: Call your health provider.
- 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
Delayed surgeries and other health needs put off during the COVID-19 crisis could stress the system in the coming months.
The move allows Prime beneficiaries to receive the vaccine at non-military facilities without incurring any fees.
Appointments are largely dependent on availability and demand, and access to the shot may vary greatly by location.
The servicemembers will create 20 new teams to support a vaccination effort that could see further expansion.
Get all the details on these pandemic-connected relief options, including links, FAQs, and more.
Your options vary based on location, age, and other factors. Here’s what you need to know.
"This will very much be a joint effort. It's not going to fall to one service."
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Issues that popped up this year included problems with moving crews, short-staffing, and miscommunication.
Collections had been on hold since April in response to COVID-19 concerns, but were to resume this month.
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