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In the spotlight at VA Eastern Oklahoma

Eastern Oklahoma VA expands Offering of COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) is now offering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine booster shots to enrolled Veterans, as well as their spouses and caregivers.

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Tulsa VA Pharmacy is Moving

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will open the new Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic on July 19, 2021 at 8921 S. Mingo Rd. in Tulsa. The new facility will replace the current Tulsa clinic at 9322 East 41st Street.

Tulsa Pharmacy

New Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will open the new Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic on July 19, 2021 at 8921 S. Mingo Rd. in Tulsa. The new facility will replace the current Tulsa clinic at 9322 East 41st Street, which will close on August 8, 2021.

Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic

SAVE LIVES Act allows VA to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers

Veterans not currently eligible for VA health care, spouses, caregivers and CHAMPVA beneficiaries can receive a COVID-19 vaccine through the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System.

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Federal funding approved for new Tulsa VA Hospital

On Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, the president signed a law approving $120 million in federal funding for a new Veterans Hospital in Tulsa (VHiT), which will be the first hospital to be built under the Communities Helping Invest through Property and Improvements Needed for Veterans Act of 2016 (CHIP-IN Act).

Tulsa Hospital Rendering

New Online Travel Pay Website

Beginning November 2, 2020 Veterans, caregivers, and beneficiaries who are eligible for reimbursement of mileage and other travel expenses to and from approved health care appointments can now enter claims in the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS).

Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System

VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers expands eligibility to Veterans of earlier eras

VA recognizes the critical role family caregivers play in enabling Veterans to stay in their homes, surrounded by their loved ones. That’s why VA has announced the expansion of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC).

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SAVE LIVES Act allows VA to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers

Veterans not currently eligible for VA health care, spouses, caregivers and CHAMPVA beneficiaries can receive a COVID-19 vaccine through the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System.

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