COVID-19 Vaccines - Miami VA Healthcare System
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COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

VA is providing COVID-19 vaccines, as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Supply varies by facility. Get more information about COVID-19 vaccines at VA.

VA is now offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to Veterans, spouses and caregivers who have already received a full series of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least six months ago. Not all VA facilities are offering Pfizer booster shots. Learn more about COVID-19 booster shots in VA.

You can also receive your Pfizer booster outside of VA. You can locate a vaccine site at https://www.vaccines.gov/search/. Make sure to take your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card when you go!

We continue to encourage all eligible individuals to get vaccinated.

Miami VA Healthcare System COVID-19 Vaccine Update

As of September 27, the following changes to the Miami VA COVID Vaccine Program are in effect:

The Miami VA is now offering COVID-19 vaccine first doses with no appointment needed at all locations Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (West Flagler location) Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Individuals who received both doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine more than 6 months ago and fall into one of the following categories are also eligible for a booster shot:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings
  • People over 18 with underlying medical conditions
  • People 18 to 64 years old who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of their occupational or institutional setting

Appointments are available between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at all locations (excpet Flagler St). Walk-in vaccination clinics will be available Saturday, Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at our main hospital in Miami and our clinics in Sunrise and Homestead. As a reminder, booster COVID-19 vaccinations are only available to individuals who received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine more than 6 months ago. Please bring your vaccination card.

To schedule an appointment, call 305-575-7000 or your care team.

Vaccines are available at the following locations:

Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center 1201 NW 16th St, Miami FL 33125
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
   
William “Bill” Kling VA Clinic 9800 W Commercial Blvd, Sunrise FL 33351
  Mon-Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Key West VA Clinic 1300 Douglas Circle, Bldg L-15, Key West, FL 33040
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Homestead VA Clinic 950 Krome Avenue, Ste 401, Homestead, FL 33030
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Hollywood VA Clinic 3702 Washington Street, Ste 201, Hollywood, FL 33021
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Pembroke Pines VA Clinic 7369 Sheridan Street, Ste 102, Hollywood, FL 33024
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Deerfield Beach VA Clinic 2100 Southwest 10th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Key Largo VA Clinic 105662 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. – 4 p.m
   
Healthcare for Homeless Veterans 1492 West Flagler Street, Suite 102, Miami, FL 33134
  Mon–Fri  8 a.m. - noon

Patients must be able to return to the same site for their second dose (for those receiving Moderna or Pfizer). Please bring photo ID and all recipients must meet CDC age requirements for vaccine administration.

Veterans who wish to enroll for VA Healthcare must meet the VA's eligibility criteria:
Click here to review applicable income limitations
Click here to review VA Eligibility Criteria

Contact Info

Location

  • Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, William Bill Kling VA Clinic, Homestead VA Clinic, Key West VA Clinic, Deerfield Beach VA Clinic, Hollywood VA Clinic, Pembroke Pines VA Clinic

Contact Number(s)

  • 305-575-7000

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only