COVID Vaccines and Boosters
All eligible and authorized TRICARE beneficiaries can make a COVID-19 vaccine or booster appointment, as available, at a DoD vaccination site.Where can I get a vaccine or booster?
The availability of a vaccine or booster may vary by location. Eligible TRICARE beneficiaries can make a COVID-19 vaccination or booster appointment at a military hospital, clinic, or vaccination site. This includes US Family Health Plan (USFHP) enrollees. Visit the COVID-19 DoD Vaccine Appointments page to see DoD vaccination locations and what appointment tools each location is using.
You can also get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster at:
- Local or state health department COVID-19 vaccination sites.
- Your civilian provider.
- Pharmacies participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, participating pharmacies, and vaccination sites, which can include local convenience store chains and grocery stores.
The vaccines and boosters are offered at no cost, but there may be a cost based on your plan for an office visit or if you require follow-on care.
Get the latest COVID-19 vaccines and boosters information
If you've already received your COVID-19 vaccine or booster, you can sign up for v-safe. V-safe is a smart-phone based tool developed by the CDC, that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster. Through v-safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
Most military hospitals and clinics are distributing at-home COVID-19 tests to any eligible TRICARE beneficiaries. Contact your nearest military hospital or clinic about availability.
The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is available. You should contact your primary care manager or medical facility for availability of Novavax or any other COVID-19 vaccine.>>Learn more.
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Last Updated 9/20/2022