The COVID-19 Vaccine and You

While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

A Veteran receiving his COVID-19 vaccine

Six things you can do now

Many people are wondering when, where, and how they'll get vaccinated for COVID-19. We understand these are challenging times. If you plan to get vaccinated, you can do six things to get ready. Learn more.

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Medication: Questions to Ask

Do you want to better understand your health and improve your care? Ask your doctor these questions about your prescription medications at your next appointment. Learn more.

A Veteran receiving a vaccination at a VA medical center drive up clinic

Vaccines for Veteran Caregivers

Caregivers of Veterans participating in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers can receive COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at VA facilities. Learn more.

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Avoid Medical Records Mistakes

We have listed ways to help you be efficient and avoid common mistakes when using your VA Health Summary, VA Blue Button report, and Labs and Tests. Learn more.

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Healthy Eating 'To Go'

If takeout has become the 'new normal' for you, you're not alone. But you can make a few simple changes to eat healthier. Learn more.

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Get the Most Out of Your Visit

During a medical appointment, remembering every question or problem you might have can be difficult. You can be better prepared with the tools in My HealtheVet. Learn more.

A Veteran having an eye exam with his doctor

Glaucoma: Are You at Risk?

Many people with glaucoma might not even know they have it. That's why it's important to know your risk. With regular exams, you can catch glaucoma before it becomes a problem. Learn more.

A Veteran and her doctor talking about cervical cancer

Preventing Cervical Cancer 

Cervical cancer can spread from the cervix to nearby organs or spread to other parts of the body. Learn more about early detection, screenings, and questions you can ask your provider.

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Exercises for People Over 50

Exercise can be structured or part of your daily routine. No matter your age, it's never too late to get fit. Learn more.

COVID-19 makes a flu shot more important than ever. Get your flu shot today! 

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