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COVID-19 vaccines and testing

Safe care is our mission. VA Central Ohio Healthcare System offers Covid-19 vaccines to ALL Veterans, Veteran spouses, caregiver of Veterans and CHAMPVA recipients at no cost.

The VA Central Ohio Healthcare System is working to ensure Veterans remain protected against Covid-19. We are now offering Covid-19 booster shows to Veterans, Spouses, and Caregivers. This includes ALL prior service personnel - Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard - regardless of time in service, duty status or character of discharge. 

Booster shots are being given at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus and at the four Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Grove City, Marion, Newark and Zanesville.

When you show up to receive your booster shot, please be sure to have your vaccine card with you.

To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page.

Covid-19 testing | At home

COVID-19 home tests are available from the U.S. government. Order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests at, or by calling 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489). Order tests now so you have them when you need them.