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Seasonal Immunizations 2023/2024

Influenza

The seasonal influenza vaccine will now be available for patients ages 6 months old and up starting on November 3, 2023 at the following locations and times.

NMCP

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BHC Boone

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BHC Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BHC Yorktown

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

TPC Chesapeake

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

(Appt. only via HRAC 1-866-645-4584)

BHC Norfolk

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BHC Oceana

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BHC Dam Neck

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

TPC Suffolk

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

(Appt. only via HRAC 1-866-645-4584)
 

TPC Virginia Beach

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

(Appt. only via HRAC 1-866-645-4584)
 

Active Duty Unit SHOTEXes

Active Duty Unit SHOTEXes will be available from 20 October - 15 December 2023 at the following locations: NMCP, BHC Boone, BHC Norfolk, BHC Oceana or BHC Dam Neck.
*Onsite SHOTEXes at the requesting unit will be on a case-by-case basis.

To schedule for your unit, please contact the following staff:

  • NMCP: Mrs. Jessica Salazar, 757-953-9803; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • BHC Norfolk: Mr. Maurice Williams, 757-953-8717; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • BHC Boone: HM3 Clear, 757-953-8262; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • BHC Oceana: HMCS Flood, 757-953-3757; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • BHC Dam Neck: Mrs. Shawn Browning, 757-953-9882; Monday-Thursday 07:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. & Fridays 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Please note, wait times may be longer than expected at NMCP, BHC Boone, BHC Norfolk, BHC Oceana and BHC Dam Neck due to scheduled Fleet SHOTEXes.

You can also see a TRICARE-Authorized provider such as CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, and Rite Aid.  For a complete list of TRICARE-Authorized providers, please visit https://www.tricare.mil/immunizations.

For More information on influenza vaccine and Participating Networks please visit: https://www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/FluVaccine

Flu vaccination is covered by TRICARE with no cost-shares or copayments if it’s administered by a pharmacist at a participating network pharmacy or by a TRICARE-authorized provider at a participating network onsite clinic.


COVID Booster

The updated COVID-19 booster shots will also be available starting on October 20, but will only be available at NMCP, BHC Norfolk, BHC Oceana and BHC Boone.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Immunizations

The RSV vaccine is now available at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Immunizations Department for patients 60 years and older. RSV vaccines are available on a walk-in basis.

The vaccine will be available at all clinics except BHC Northwest no later than 27 Sep 2023. 

Beneficiaries can also receive the vaccine out in the network and it will be covered under TRICARE.  TRICARE’s covered vaccines are found here:  https://militaryrx.express-scripts.com/vaccine/resource-center

RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious. Infants and older adults are more likely to develop severe RSV and need hospitalization. Vaccines are available to protect older adults from severe RSV. 

For more information on RSV go to:

Contact Us

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Last patient admitted at 3:30 p.m.)
Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Last patient admitted at 3:30 p.m.)

No TST (PPD) tests are administered on Thursday due to the inability to read the results over the weekend.

Phone

(757) 953-2207

Location

Building 2, 2nd Floor, South Wing

Availability of Services

Immunizations

Appointments

Smallpox requires special accommodation appointments made by the clinic. No appointments are made by the central appointment service.

*12 October 2023
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