COVID-19 Vaccines - Cheyenne VA Medical Center
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Cheyenne VA Medical Center

 

COVID-19 Vaccines

VA is providing the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines, as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Supply varies by facility. Get more information about COVID-19 vaccines at VA.

We are working to vaccinate as many eligible individuals as quickly as possible.

Easier access to vaccines and more people eligible

VA is adding walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations at all VA facilities and outpatient clinics that offer COVID-19 vaccines. Please check hours for vaccination clinics.

Congress has passed a law which allows us to offer COVID-19 vaccines to the following groups who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Veterans
  • Spouse of a Veteran
  • Caregivers of a Veteran
  • Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits

If you don't receive care at VA, we encourage you to pre-register online at least one hour before you go, to save time when you arrive. While at VA you will need to wear a face mask, and physical distancing measures will be in place. For more about vaccinations at VA, visit: www.va.gov/covidvaccine.

Note: Your employer, pharmacy, or local public health officials may offer you a COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to take the first opportunity you have to get a vaccine at the most convenient location for you.

 

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Schedule by MyHealtheVet

All enrolled Veterans are strongly encouraged to use MyHealtheVet to contact their care team. Your care team will reach out to you to schedule your appointment.

Schedule by Phone:

To schedule your appointment by phone, please call 307-778-7550, and Press 8 for our COVID Information Line, then choose from the options below

  • To leave a message with your Name, Last 4, and your phone number, Press 1

  • To schedule your appointment, Press 2 (due to high call volumes and long wait times, we recommend using the message line)

  • To schedule transportation to your appointment, Press 3

Schedule by VEText:

The Cheyenne VA Healthcare System now has the capability to schedule Veterans for the COVID-19 Vaccination, through your cell phone, without waiting on the phone. 

VEText (53709) will send messages allowing Veterans to schedule an appointment by text message. This automated process will schedule appointments directly with VA into COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

We are sending these messages out in stages (based on CDC criteria) so not every Veteran will get a text at the same time.  Only Veterans who meet the current CDC criteria and have provided their cell phone numbers will be included.  If you receive a text message from number 53709, you know it is from VEText. Please respond so that we can get you scheduled as soon as possible.

Schedule through the VA's Community Care Network

VA's Community Care Network urgent care locations and retail pharmacies will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations nationwide for eligible Veterans.

Community Care eligible Veterans can identify in-network urgent care facilities and retail pharmacies where they can receive their COVID-19 vaccination by using VA's Facility Locator at https://www.va.gov/find-locations.

By enabling Community Care Network providers and pharmacies to deliver free vaccine-only services to Veterans, VA is directly contributing to the nation's critical need for additional inoculation locations.

Community Care eligible Veterans are enrolled Veterans that are going to an in-network pharmacy or urgent care location, and all you need to do is present a government-issued ID (doesn’t need to be the VHIC) and tell the pharmacy that they are a Veteran wanting to get their COVID-19 shot through the VA’s Community Care Network.

Contact Info

Location

  • Cheyenne VA HCS

Contact Number(s)

  • 307-778-7550 Ext. Press 8, then 1

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only