St. Joseph County VA Center offering walk-in vaccines to vets, families

(Photo supplied/Berrien County Health Department)

Local Veterans and their families are being given an opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccination this weekend, just by walking into a clinic.

The St. Joseph County VA Health Care Center is offering a walk-in clinic this weekend for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to ABC 57 News.

Those eligible include:

  • All Veterans
    • Anyone who served in the U.S. military, including:
      • National Guard
      • Reserves
      • Coast Guard
    • Commissioned members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the U.S. Public Health Service.
    • Cadets or midshipmen of the U.S. military academics.
  • Spouses of Veterans
    • Those in same-sex or common-law marriages.
    • Widow or widower of a Veteran.
    • Individuals who characterize their relationship as spousal.
  • Caregivers of a Veteran
    • Family member or friend who cares for a Veteran.
    • Helps the Veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing or dressing.
    • May also help the Veteran with tasks like shopping or transportation.
  • CHAMPVA Recipients
    • Spouses or children of permanently and totally disabled Veterans or of Veterans who have died from service-connected disabilities.
    • Recipients must meet CDC vaccine age requirements.

Walk-ins are welcome on Saturday, April 10 from 9-11 a.m. For more information, call (800) 360-8387, ext. 75113.

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