FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA CONTACT PERSON: Mrs. Juliette Frederick
23 November 2021
COVID-19 Booster Shots Available for Veterans
The VA Caribbean Healthcare System in collaboration with the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs will be conducting vaccination clinics for Veterans in the Virgin Islands. These vaccination clinics will be for the administering of COVID-19 booster shots.
Vaccination clinics will take place as follows:
St. Croix at the American Legion Post #85, Christiansted
- 30th November and 1st Dec 2021
St. Thomas at the American Legion Post #90, Crown Bay
- 7th and 8th December 2021
While walk-ins are welcomed, Veterans are encouraged to contact the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in their island district to make an appointment. Any Veteran missing this opportunity in either district please call the Virgin Islands Department of Health at (340) 712-6299 on St. Croix or (340) 776-1519 on St. Thomas or St. John for additional opportunities. In the interim, please continue being as safe as possible; wearing of masks when necessary, frequent washing of hands, physical distancing, and limiting unnecessary social activity are some suggestions.
Veterans can get up-to-date information on the Office of Veterans Affairs website at www.veterans.vi.gov calling the office @ (340) 774-8387, or by texting the word VIVets (no spaces) to 888-652-8387
See Press Release at COVID-19 Booster Shots Available for Veterans