COVID-19 Vaccinations for Veterans

Southeast Louisiana VETERANS:
Starting today, Tier 1C is now eligible for vaccines at the New Orleans VA.
To get scheduled, call: 1-800-935-8387 x72819

ANY AGE with any of the following conditions (per CDC recs):
Chronic kidney disease
Lung disease (COPD, Emphysema, etc.)
Heart conditions (heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies, etc.)
Obesity and Severe Obesity (BMI ≥30)
Sickle Cell Disease
Type II Diabetes

Patients of ANY AGE who are considered essential workers as defined by CDC (must bring proof of work):
Transportation and logistics
Food service
Shelter and housing (construction)
IT and Communication
Energy workers
Media workers
Legal workers
Public safety (engineers)
Water and wastewater workers

Existing Eligible Group
Veterans who are eligible to receive care with VA who are:
Age 65 or older

Any age in the following very high risk groups:
Homeless or congregate living
Long term care facility
Spinal Cord Injury (inpatient or outpatient)

Any age who are considered frontline essential personnel as defined by CDC:
First responders (firefighters, police)
Healthcare workers
Education (teachers, support staff, daycare)
Agriculture and food processing workers
Corrections workers
US Postal Service workers
Public transit workers
Grocery store workers

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