South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday May 18, 2021

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May 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 11

Expanded VA COVID-19 Vaccine Availability - SAVE LIVES Act Calling all Veterans, their spouses, and caregivers

April 8 2021 - The West Palm Beach VA (WPBVA) is now able to provide COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and some beneficiaries ahead of the projected May 1 start date.
WPBVA is offering vaccines to the following groups who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at VA:
Veterans, regardless of discharge
Spouse of a Veteran
Caregivers of a Veteran (For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, a caregiver is as a family member/friend who provides care to a Veteran – Examples include helping a Veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing, dressing or with tasks like shopping or transportation)
Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits
With these additional groups, VA can now vaccinate more than 30 million individuals!
Interested Veterans, caregivers and spouses of Veterans can call 561.422.5220 to schedule an appointment across select sites of care or visit the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center (7305 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33410) Monday- Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. as a walk-in.
For more information about the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center’s health care system visit 
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