RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Veterans eligible for their third dose of the Pfizer vaccine can now get theirs at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center.
The hospital starting offering third doses on Monday.
Veterans are eligible for a third dose if they are already fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine and are immunocompromised. Anyone who needs a third shot must make their appointment ahead of time.
Some eligible individuals may receive a text or call from their medical provider offering to help schedule an appointment. Veterans do not have to be contacted first, they can also contact their provider to let them know they would like to schedule a third shot.
The VA community clinics in Emporia, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Henrico and Spotsylvania County are not currently offering 3rd doses.
First and second vaccine doses are available at the hospitals multi-purpose room on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., no appointment is needed.