COVID-19 Vaccines - VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System
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COVID-19 Vaccines

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

We are working to vaccinate as many eligible individuals as quickly as possible.

Easier access to vaccines and more people eligible

VA is adding walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations at all VA facilities and outpatient clinics that offer COVID-19 vaccines. Please check hours for vaccination clinics.

Congress has passed a law which allows us to offer COVID-19 vaccines to the following groups who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Veterans
  • Spouse of a Veteran
  • Caregivers of a Veteran
  • Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) benefits

If you don't receive care at VA, we encourage you to pre-register online at least one hour before you go, to save time when you arrive. While at VA you will need to wear a face mask, and physical distancing measures will be in place. For more about vaccinations at VA, visit:

Note: Your employer, pharmacy, or local public health officials may offer you a COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to take the first opportunity you have to get a vaccine at the most convenient location for you.

UPDATED Eligibility! 

WHO – 

  • All Veterans.
  • Spouses of Veterans
  • Caregivers of Veterans
  • CHAMPVA Recipients

HOW - 

Online:  VA will call eligible individuals who sign up to stay informed to schedule their vaccination appointments.  You can sign up through the link here: 

Phone:  Eligible individuals can call to schedule directly with VA using the VA Northeast Ohio Vaccine   Scheduling Line at 216-707-7660. During high call volume times, the scheduling line may have long   wait times and   callers could be asked to leave a message.  VA will return calls for those who are interested in scheduling.   


WHERE -         

  • Akron VA Clinic Annex: 95 W Waterloo Rd., Akron, OH 44319  

  • Cleveland VA Medical Center: 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106

  • Youngstown VA Clinic: 1815 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, OH 44504

  • Parma VA Clinic: 8787 Brookpark Rd., Parma, OH 44129 

NOT ENROLLED -  Veterans who are not currently enrolled in VA health care can contact the VA Northeast Ohio Outreach team to explore their eligibility:  EnrollVANEO@VA.GOV / 216-707-7914. 

Why Get The Vaccine?

VANEOHS is working diligently to ensure all Veterans and staff who want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can. Hear from subject matter experts and Veterans on why getting the vaccine is important.  

Jose Rivera, RN - Emergency Department Nurse Manager & Combat Veteran

David Canaday, MD - Infectious Disease Physician & Associate Director of Research for the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

James Holmes - Congressional Liaison & U.S. Navy Veteran 

Usha Stiefel, MD - Chief of Infectious Diseases 

Brett Carroll, Pharm.D. - Vaccine Distribution Coordinator 

Contact Info


  • VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

Contact Number(s)

  • 877-838-8262

Hours of Operation

  • By Appointment Only
    When Available