Skip to Content

Operating status

VA Washington DC health care facility operating statuses and emergency information.

On this page

Situation updates and information

Situation update

Friday, Nov 5, 1:57 p.m. EST

Your safety and good health are our priority. The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines is a positive turning point as we move forward together through these times. All Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and CHAMPVA recipients can now get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA facilities as a result of the SAVE LIVES Act.

The Food and Drug Administration has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for three COVID-19 vaccines.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered in two doses, 21 days apart.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccineis administered in two doses, 28 days apart.
The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is administered in a single dose.  

COVID-19 Vaccination Walk-in Clinic

To receive a COVID-19 Vaccine at DC VAMC, walk in and visit Clinic A:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00  p.m.
To schedule, call 202-745-4342.

Pfizer BioNTech Booster: DC VAMC is also offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to Veterans, spouses and caregivers who have already received a full series of the Pfizer vaccine in January or February 2021. To schedule, call 202-745-4342. Remember to bring your COVID-19 vaccine card with you.

For safety, please remember that visitation is still limited at VA facilities. Please come alone and no children are permitted at this time.

Facility operating statuses

Washington VA Medical Center
Normal services and hours
Charlotte Hall VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.
Fort Belvoir VA Clinic
Facility notice
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.
Franklin Street VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
Our Community Resource and Referral Center is operating virtually for telehealth and phone appointments at this time. Call 202-745-3012, option 8 to reach a team member or make an appointment.
Lexington Park VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.
Montgomery County VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.
Southeast Washington VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.
Southern Prince George's County VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
The Clinic is open for telehealth, phone appointments and limited face-to-face appointments at this time. Phone 202-745-8000, option 2 to make a routine appointment.

Emergency information

Patient resources

Emergency: 911

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, select 1

24-hour nurse: 202-745-8577 or 877-328-2621

Change your appointment: 202-745-8577 or 888-553-0242

Media inquiries: 202-745-4037

National Veterans Helpline: 800-507-4571

Patient locator: Not available

Pharmacy refill: 202-745-4046 or 888-553-0242

Staff locator: Not available

Telephone care: 202-745-8247 or 202-745-8577