COVID-19 Vaccines - VA St. Louis Health Care System
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VA St. Louis Health Care System


COVID-19 Vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized two COVID-19 vaccines. VA will have a limited amount of vaccines to start. We've worked with the CDC and other federal partners to develop a phased plan. Our goal is to do the most good for the most people during this time.

Currently, VA is offering COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans already receiving care from the VA, based on CDC and VA risk criteria. If you're eligible to get a vaccine, your VA health care team will contact you.

Veterans who are not enrolled or do not currently receive care at VA can visit VA's Eligibility web page to learn more: Eligibility For VA Health Care | Veterans Affairs

We are proud to be able to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine at the VA St. Louis Health Care System. 

Working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners, VA developed a phased plan to benefit the most people.  VA based this phased plan on CDC guidelines. Initial vaccine supply is limited, so, we are offering vaccines to Veterans based on their risk of getting infection, risk of significant disease, and the risk of passing it on to others. VA’s long-term goal is to vaccinate all Veterans and employees who are interested in receiving it.  You can find more information on VA’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plans at:

1. Who is currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine through the VA?
Veterans who are enrolled in VA health care.
Veterans who are 65 years of age and older
Veterans with certain high risk conditions. Please speak with your provider if you think you may be high risk.
You must have an appointment to receive a vaccine.

2. How can I make an appointment?
The best way to contact us is to send an email to
In the email you must include:
Your full name
A good contact phone number
Please tell us if you are already enrolled in VA Health Care
Do not include your social security number
Send a Secure Message to your Primary Care Provider's Triage Group on your Premium My HealtheVet account

3. Where are the clinics located? 
Jefferson Barracks: Building 1 first floor
Washington Annex:  2727 Washington Ave St. Louis, MO 63103

4.  How do I enroll in VA health care? 
If you are not enrolled in VA health care, you can apply by completing the health care application VA Form 10-10EZ (January 2020) in one of these ways: 
On line at: 
Call the Health Eligibility Center at 877-222-8387 (press 1); M-F, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST
Print out and mail a completed form to the Health Eligibility Center at 2957 Clairmont Road, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA  30329
To enroll you will need a copy of your DD214

5.  See below for further information about VA priority groups 
Priority Groups 1-8d are eligible and enrolled for VA Health Care with full medical benefits
Priority Groups 8e and 8g are not enrolled. 
8e - income is greater than 10% or more over the Geographic Means Test (GMT) Threshold Limit; care is restricted to SC
8g - income is greater than 10% or more over the GMT Threshold Limit
If your income has changed, please contact the Eligibility Office at 314-652-4100, extension 54165, option 4. 


To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit VA's vaccine information page.

Contact Info


  • VA St. Louis Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-228-5459

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only
    When Available