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30 November 2023

Dam Neck BHC  radiology services will be unavailable until further notice.

Those requiring these services should go to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or one of our other branch clinics.

Seasonal Immunizations 2023/2024


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.


•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

For More information on influenza vaccine and Participating Networks please visit:

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:

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:

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