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COVID-19 vaccines and testing

Safe care is our mission. We provide COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans at no cost.

2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines

Nebraska Western Iowa VA is providing the updated COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans only. We encourage caregivers and spouses to seek vaccination in the community.

Schedule a COVID-19 vaccine

Veterans can get their updated COVID-19 vaccine at one of our walk-in events at the Omaha VA medical center, in the ACC hallway on the 1st floor: 

October 17 – November 17 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. M-F

Veterans are encouraged to call ahead to make your COVID-19 appointment for all other NWI locations.

If you have questions about getting vaccinated

Contact your health care provider if you have questions about if the vaccine is right for you. We encourage everyone to choose to be vaccinated. Vaccines will slow the spread of the virus, protecting you and your family, friends and neighbors. For more information, please visit CDC Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine.

COVID-19 Testing

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System offers COVID-19 testing to Veterans enrolled in VA health care. Appointments are required. We are no longer performing walk-in COVID-19 testing without a provider evaluation. If you're interested in only being tested for COVID-19, please schedule your testing in advance by contacting us:

For the safety and convenience of all Veterans please visit your VA clinic only if you have an appointment.

Individuals may also order 4 tests by visiting Order tests now so you have them when you need them. Learn more about COVID-19 testing at VA.

How to get your COVID-19 vaccine records online

You can get your records from My HealtheVet with a Premium account. Follow these instructions. If you don't have a free, Premium My HealtheVet account, visit My HealtheVet to enroll. If you're unable to access your vaccination record through MyHealtheVet, please  contact the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Medical Records Office.

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