We provide only the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot to eligible persons who received either the Pfizer, Moderna or Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccine. Eligible persons are all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers. At present, VA Augusta is not accepting walk-in appointments, but you can call 706-733-0188, ext. 33619, to make an appointment. The hours of the vaccination clinic are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Downtown campus - 950 15th Street in Augusta, Georgia.
The VA Augusta Health Care System Downtown campus offers a COVID Vaccine Clinic for Veterans and caregivers by appointment only. To receive the vaccine or booster Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2nd floor, room 2B143.
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please seek assistance at our Emergency Department or another urgent care facility.
All who are entering VA Augusta facilities must continue wearing a mask or face covering, and all will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 infection. If you are experiencing any of the below symptoms, please proceed to the Emergency Department.
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Definitions of the eligible groups are:
Eligible Veterans: Anyone who served in the U.S. military is eligible to be vaccinated through VA.
Eligible Spouse: For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, we define a spouse to include marriage, same-sex and common-law marriages. This includes a widow or widower of a Veteran. If you characterize your relationship as spousal, you can receive the vaccine.
Eligible Caregivers: For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, we define a caregiver as a family member or friend who provides care to the Veteran. Caregivers may help the Veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing, or dressing. They may also help the Veteran with tasks like shopping or transportation.