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

Eligibility:
ANY AGE with any of the following conditions (per CDC recs):
Cancer
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
Smoking
Type II Diabetes
Pregnancy

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)
Finance
IT and Communication
Energy workers
Media workers
Legal workers
Public safety (engineers)
Water and wastewater workers

PLUS:
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:
Dialysis
Chemotherapy
Homeless or congregate living
Long term care facility
Spinal Cord Injury (inpatient or outpatient)
Transplant

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
Manufacturing
Corrections workers
US Postal Service workers
Public transit workers
Grocery store workers

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