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COVID-19 vaccines and testing

VA New Mexico Healthcare System offers the COVID-19 vaccine to ALL Veterans. Veterans need to be enrolled in VA Health Care System.

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Information 

The health and safety or our Veterans and staff remain a top priority for VA. Vaccine remains the best way to protect everyone from serious illness. Protect yourself, your family, and your community by scheduling your appointment today. COVID-19 vaccine has been proven to be effective in diminishing the spread of the virus within our communities.

Veterans are asked to bring their valid VA ID card with them and the CDC Vaccination Card.

Who is eligible for a booster?
Anyone age 18 or older who:
• Completed the Moderna or Pfizer series at least 6 months ago
• Received the Johnson & Johnson single dose at least 2 months ago

Why is a booster important? 
COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness fades over time.
• A booster will recharge your body’s ability to protect you from COVID-19!

For more information about the COVID-19 booster, visit CDC.gov

If you are an enrolled Veteran who received a vaccination outside of the VA, please report it to your primary care team.

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

  • ALL Veterans Enrolled in VA Health care - Veterans need to be enrolled in VA health care to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Mandatory masking remains in place for all individuals entering our facilities, regardless of vaccine status.

Beginning January 22, 2022,  all COVID-19  testing and vaccinations for Veterans will be conducted at Camp Murphy drive-thru site, located adjacent to the parade field, in front of bldg. 12 (west side of campus)

If you remain undecided about the COVID-19 vaccine, click here to learn more about the importance of protecting yourself, family members, and the community. 

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

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. Learn more about COVID-19 testing at VA.

CDC Vaccine Card