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El Paso VA: 1st 100 veterans 65, older get COVID-19 vaccines without appointment Tuesday
El Paso Times - 3/2/2021
The El Paso VA Health Care System will give the first 100 veterans who are 65 years or older who come to the main VA facility a COVID-19 vaccine shot with no appointment needed between 5 and 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, officials said.
Veterans who already are enrolled with the El Paso VA Health Care System can walk-in to the main VA facility located at 5001 N. Piedras St. to get their first dose of the vaccine, El Paso VA Health Care System officials said.
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The veterans will get the Moderna vaccine and will automatically be scheduled for their second dose, officials said.
Veterans should wear a nonventilated mask and have their VA-issued identification card ready to present when arriving at the medical center, officials said. Bandannas are no longer accepted as a face covering.
Aaron Martinez may be reached at 915-546-6249; firstname.lastname@example.org; @AMartinezEPT on Twitter.
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