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COVID-19 vaccines and testing at VA Portland

COVID-19 vaccines remain very effective in preventing severe disease, however, their protection against the virus may decrease over time, especially in people 65 and older. - Vaccines remain the best measure to protect people from COVID-19, slow transmission, and reduce the likelihood of new variants emerging. Please help by keeping current on your COVID vaccinations.

COVID Testing

If you are a Veteran and have COVID-like symptoms , contact your Primary Care team by secure messaging (MyHealtheVet) or by calling 503-220-8262, option 2 to discuss your situation.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

VA Portland is offering COVID Vaccines for veterans through primary care and specialty clinics appointments. (Please note: COVID-19 vaccinations are also available on a walk-in basis at Primary Care clinics, during business hours. Please note, wait times may vary and vaccinations are not available at clinics in Lincoln County.  

Learn more about COVID shots.

You can schedule, cancel or reschedule a vaccination appointment two ways:

COVID-19 & flu vaccine billing

Retail pharmacies and urgent care clinics that are part of VA’s Community Care Network (CCN) can provide eligible Veterans with a flu or COVID-19 vaccine that is reimbursed by VA.

Veterans and participating Community Care pharmacies - learn more.

For Veterans, use the link above to learn about...

  • Eligibility
  • Choosing a Pharmacy
  • What to do when you arrive at the community/non-VA pharmacy