Martinsburg VAMC Expands Vaccine Eligibility


Martinsburg VA Medical Center

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center has expanded its eligibility requirement for the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine following the guidance of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans who are 45 and older or Veterans who are essential personnel as defined by the CDC are qualified to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Call our COVID Vaccine Call Center at 304-579-2550, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

Essential workers include fire fighters, police officers, corrections officers, food and agricultural workers, United States Postal Service workers, manufacturing workers, grocery store workers, public transit workers, and those who work in the educational sector (teachers, support staff, and daycare workers). Veterans who serve in this capacity will need to bring identification or documentation that verifies their employment in one of these essential worker categories.

Veterans will need to bring their VA ID Card and Driver’s License (or other identification) that shows their date of birth.

For more information about the vaccine please visithttps://www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/orhttps://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/categories-essential-workers.html.

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 1C facility serving over 70,000 Veterans across the four states of West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the medical center operates seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). The clinics are VA-staffed and are located in Cumberland, Hagerstown and Fort Detrick, Maryland, Petersburg and Franklin, West Virginia and Harrisonburg and Stephens City, Virginia. The Martinsburg VA Medical Center also supports the Vet Center in Martinsburg and the Culpeper and Winchester national cemeteries in Virginia.