COVID-19 Vaccines - Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
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Southeast Louisiana Veterans 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

Where and How to Get a COVID Vaccine

Southeast Louisiana Veterans in eligible patient groups can receive a vaccine at VA by making an appointment or visiting a walk-in clinic, provided they already receive care at VA or are eligible to receive care at VA. 

For questions about eligibility or interest in a vaccine, contact VA at 1-800-935-8387 extension 72819 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Eligible Veterans can receive a vaccine at the following times and locations:

Special vaccine event in Houma February 27-28

Appointments from 8 to 4, walkins accepted until 2. For appointments, please call 1-800-935-8387 extension 72819.

Regular walk-in hours

New Orleans Veterans Medical Center, 2400 Canal Street. Walk-ins from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. to noon on weekends. Other times are available by appointment.

By Appointment--please call 1-800-935-8387 extension 72819.

New Orleans
Baton Rouge Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 7968 Essen Park Avenue, Baton Rouge
Hammond Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 1131 South Morrison Boulevard, Hammond
Slidell Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 60491 Doss Drive Suite B, Slidell
St. John 

In addition to eligible Veterans, family caregivers who are enrolled in VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers are eligible for vaccination. Vaccinating caregivers helps VA support and protect Veterans.

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

Contact Info


  • Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-935-8387 Ext. 72819

Hours of Operation

  • Varies by clinic