Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
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
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.
- Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
- 800-935-8387 Ext. 72819
Hours of Operation
- Varies by clinic