COVID-19 Vaccines - Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
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Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center

 

COVID-19 Vaccines

VA is providing the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines, as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Supply varies by facility.

VA is resuming offering the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 years and older. This is in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance, following a 10-day pause recommended by the CDC and FDA after a very small number of people who received the vaccine experienced rare but serious blood clots. After careful review and evaluation, the FDA and CDC have confidence that this vaccine is safe for use and effective in preventing COVID-19. The available data show that the vaccine's benefits outweigh its risks and the chance of blood clots occurring following its administration is very low.

Anyone who is offered the J&J vaccine from VA will receive information about the potential risks and benefits of the vaccine, including the rare risk of blood clots and will be made aware of alternative vaccine options. The primary goal of COVID-19 vaccination is to protect those we serve from COVID-19, and VA's priority remains the safety of all those receiving vaccine from VA, including Veterans, their spouses, caregivers, employees and federal partners. For more information about COVID-19 vaccines at VA, visit www.va.gov/covidvaccine/.

Congress has passed a new law that allows us to offer COVID-19 vaccines to more people. VA is now able to offer vaccine to the following groups who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at VA when their local VA facilities have enough vaccine:

  • Veterans
  • Spouse of a Veteran
  • Caregivers of a Veteran
  • Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits

The best way to stay informed is to sign up to tell us you'd like to get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA. Your local VA facility will then contact you when they have a vaccine for you.

For your continued health and safety during this pandemic, please don't come to a VA health facility to request a COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment unless you are coming to a specific scheduled event such as a walk-in clinic or drive-through clinic that does not require an appointment.

Note: Your employer, pharmacy, or local public health officials may offer you a COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to take the first opportunity you have to get a vaccine at the most convenient location for you.

Mann-Grandstaff VAMC Veteran Vaccination Clinic

We are once again offering the 1-dose JOHNSON & JOHNSON COVID-19 Vaccine, and also the 2-dose MODERNA vaccine, to all enrolled Veterans *PLUS* additional groups of individuals included in the SAVE LIVES Act. Appointments are available by CALLING our appointment line at (509) 434-7957, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.

To self-schedule a vaccine appointment online, select one of the vaccine options below: 

1.  CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE APPOINTMENT.

2.  CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A MODERNA VACCINE APPOINTMENT. You only need to schedule the FIRST DOSE. Your second dose will be scheduled when you arrive for your appointment. 

Veterans arriving at the facility for a COVID-19 vaccination will be screened through the front entrance (no change to current process). Parking is available in Lot F (open for Veteran COVID vaccinations only).

Please call our automated hotline at (509) 434-7979 for current information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for enrolled Veterans of Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.

 

Contact Info

Location

  • Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-325-7940

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only
    When Available