All eligible and authorized TRICARE beneficiaries can make a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, as available, at a DoD vaccination site.Where can I get the vaccine?
The availability of the vaccine may vary by location. Eligible TRICARE beneficiaries can make a COVID-19 vaccination 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 the COVID-19 vaccine 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 vaccine itself is 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 vaccination information directly from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you've already received your COVID-19 vaccine, 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. Through v-safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
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. >>Learn more
You may be able to use an online scheduling tool to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a DoD vaccination site.
The Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine has recently become available for those 18 years of age and older. You should contact your primary care manager or medical facility for availability of Novavax or any other COVID-19 vaccine.>>Learn more.
Stay informed on information regarding vaccines and boosters, including for children. >>Learn more.
Last Updated 8/2/2022