Covid FAQs: What Veterans need to know
Our call communities and some VA wellbeing offices are at present encountering extremely big quantities of calls. To assist us with tending to the most earnest necessities first, we ask that you utilize our online devices and habitually posed inquiries (FAQs) for standard or non-critical inquiries. We’ll keep on refreshing this page as the circumstance changes.
Covid specific concerns
Would i be able to get the COVID-19 Vaccine at VA?
We keep on offering the COVID-19 vaccine as fast and securely as we can. We’re following our staged arrangement dependent on VA and CDC COVID-19 danger models. Our objective is consistently to do the most useful for the a great many people.
Numerous VA offices and centers are presently offering COVID-19 antibodies to these 2 gatherings:
All Veterans who are taken a crack at VA medical services or at present get care at VA, and
Assigned essential and auxiliary family parental figures who are taken a crack at our Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) and accompany the Veteran to get an antibody
These gatherings are currently likewise qualified for a COVID-19 immunization at VA when their neighborhood VA wellbeing offices can offer more antibodies:
Companions and enduring mates of Veterans
Parental figures of Veterans. For COVID-19 antibody qualification, we characterize a parental figure as a relative or companion who gives care to a Veteran. Parental figures might assist a Veteran with individual necessities like taking care of, washing, or dressing. They may likewise assist a Veteran with assignments like shopping or transportation.
Beneficiaries of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits
Get the most recent updates and sign up to get a COVID-19 antibody
Would i be able to get a promoter or extra COVID-19 vaccine portion at VA?
Certain gatherings of individuals with debilitated invulnerable frameworks would now be able to get a third portion of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 antibody.
Get the most recent reports on extra COVID-19 antibody dosages
Is there a fix or any FDA-supported medicines for COVID-19?
There is no solution for COVID-19 as of now. There are medicines for COVID-19, however, the danger of serious sickness and passing are still high in specific gatherings of individuals. What’s more, the CDC reports that a portion of the medicines we use to treat COVID-19 may not function also against the new type of the Covid known as the “Delta variation.”
Converse with your medical services supplier prior to taking any prescriptions to forestall or treat COVID-19.
On the off chance that you have inquiries regarding a treatment, call or send a safe message to your VA supplier.