Covid-19 vaccine

How can I get the COVID-19 vaccination at a retail pharmacy?

When your state, local governments and public health officials announce a COVID-19 vaccine is ready for the phase that applies to you, contact a retail pharmacy to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

TRICARE beneficiaries can get the COVID-19 vaccine at any retail pharmacy that is offering the vaccine, even if the pharmacy is not a part of the TRICARE pharmacy network. This only applies to the COVID-19 vaccine. Other vaccines are not covered at out-of-network pharmacies.

Make sure to bring your military ID, which includes your health insurance information when you get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Are COVID-19 vaccines covered for TRICARE beneficiaries?

Yes, COVID-19 vaccines are covered through the TRICARE pharmacy benefit. At this time, TRICARE beneficiaries can get a COVID-19 vaccine at no cost.

When can I get a COVID-19 vaccination?

Federal, state and local governments and public health officials manage the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 vaccines will be made available in three phases. You can contact your local health department for more information on COVID-19 vaccination in your area. Learn more about the TRICARE COVID-19 vaccine program. 

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