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Long COVID Clinical Guide

Long COVID Clinical Guide

“Approach to Long COVID” clinical guide outlines whole health, patient-centered approach to treating Long COVID.

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New Provider Certification

Health care providers can now earn a Military Environmental Exposures Certification.

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Exposures & Your Health

Read about toxic exposure screening, burn pit registry updates, and more.

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COVID-19 vaccines: To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page.

For VA-specific information: Read our coronavirus FAQs and public health response, or use our coronavirus chatbot

Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.

For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website

COVID-19 Booster Shots

You Asked, We Answered: What should I know about updated COVID-19 booster vaccines?  Updated COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines are designed to offer the best possible protection against both the original virus strain that causes COVID-19 and its Omicron variant.  Learn more about COVID-19 vacines at VA.

Updated booster shots are available at most VA health facilities. These updated boosters protect against both the original virus strain and the Omicron variant. Call before you come in to make sure the facility has the booster you want.

Learn how to get your updated COVID-19 booster shot

The Office of Patient Care Services/Public Health has critical responsibilities for promoting health and preventing disease among Veterans. By developing evidence-based public health policy, conducting operations research, and performing educational outreach, we continue to support America’s Veterans and the VA workforce.

Military Exposures

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Studies & Data

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Patient Treatment

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