COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing
The COVID-19 initial vaccination and booster vaccinations are available for all enrolled Veterans, and some spouses and caregivers of Veterans. VA Clarksburg offers COVID-19 testing to Veterans enrolled in VA health care.
On March 24, 2021, the President signed the SAVE Lives Act. The law expands VA's authority to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to more Veterans and some spouses and caregivers of Veterans.
Veterans and their spouses/caregivers are encouraged to “Sign Up and Stay Informed” to receive regular updates about the COVID-19 vaccine at VA by visiting: www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed.
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg continues to offer unscheduled walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics Monday-Friday. (Excluding federal holidays)
Effective Monday, September 19, the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center will begin providing the new Moderna Bivalent COVID-19 booster to Veterans, Veteran spouses, and caregivers. The new booster provides added protection against the original coronavirus, as well as its omicron, BA.4 and BA.5 variants. For the COVID-19 initial vaccination and booster vaccination, check-in with any Primary Care Team clerk on the 1st floor of the medical center, Monday-Friday from 8:00a.m. to 3:30p.m. To receive the free COVID-19 vaccine, Veterans are asked to present their VA card and Veterans, spouses, and caregivers are encouraged to wear a short-sleeved shirt. If you are not currently enrolled as a VA patient, please visit Register For Care | VA Clarksburg Health Care | Veterans Affairs or contact Enrollment at 304-623-3461, Ext. 3332 or 3590.
To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page.
COVID-19 Testing - VA Clarksburg
VA Clarksburg offers COVID-19 testing to Veterans enrolled in VA health care.
For more information on COVID-19 testing, contact your Primary Care team at 304-623-3461, and then press 2.
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 COVIDtests.gov, or by calling 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489). Order tests now so you have them when you need them.
VA's MyHealtheVet provides important information on testing for COVID-19 at home, including steps to take if you test positive. Read the article online at: COVID-19 Testing at Home - My HealtheVet (va.gov).