COVID-19 shots available for veterans tomorrow

Free COVID-19 shots are available for veterans and their caregivers on Tuesday, April 13, from 10-1 p.m. at Daystar Life Center, 1055 28th St. S, St. Petersburg.

ST. PETERSBURG — Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shots are available for veterans and their caregivers on Tuesday, April 13, from 10-1 p.m. at Daystar Life Center, 1055 28th St. S, St. Petersburg.

In addition to veterans enrolled in VA health care, Daystar Life Center is offering COVID-19 vaccine to:

  • All veterans — anyone who served in the military — regardless of discharge status or income
  • Spouses and surviving spouses of veterans
  • Caregivers of veterans — For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, they define a caregiver as a family member or friend who provides care to a veteran. Caregivers may help a veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing or dressing. They may also help a veteran with tasks like shopping or transportation
  • Recipients of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits
  • Veterans do not have to be enrolled at Bay Pines Veterans can be enrolled for the vaccine at the time the vaccine is given
  • Please bring your veteran’s ID card or a form of photo identification
  • If the veteran does not have photo identification or some way to verify their identity, they will take their name and refer them to a social worker for assistance. They will vaccinate once we can confirm their identity

Proof of the above (DD214, Marriage License, etc.) is NOT REQUIRED for vaccination. Individuals can sign up with the “Keep Me Informed” tool here at www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed.

 

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