COVID-19 Vaccines - New Mexico VA 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.

The NMVAHCS will be expanding its COVID-19 vaccinations under the SAVE LIVES Act and dependent on the readily available COVID-19 vaccine supply. VA will continue to prioritize Veterans who are eligible and enrolled in VA care.

The following groups who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at VA, as long as the vaccine supply is available:

  • Veterans
  • Spouses of a Veteran
  • Caregivers of a Veteran
  • Widowers of a Veteran
  • Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits (CHAMPVA)
  • Anyone who served in the U.S. military – Reservists, National Guard and Coast Guard, who are retired or never activatedAll categories of Veterans regardless of Character of Discharge

You can enroll by going to the VA.gov site, click on “vaccine information page”. From there click on the “sign up now” button, which will take you to a questionnaire, click the answer that best fits you, then hit continue. After you are registered in VA.gov, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment.                                    You can also call 505-265-1711 extensions 2910, 2912, 3915 and 3916 to schedule an appointment.

Starting the week of April 19, 2021: Current Vaccination Hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
8 a.m. to 12 Noon.

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  • New Mexico VA Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-465-8262

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only
    When Available