All TRICARE beneficiaries ages 12 years and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The 55th Medical Group is currently offering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Beginning Monday, August 2, 2021 COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the clinic on a walk-in basis, Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is needed to receive the initial dose at the Immunizations Clinic. To ensure timely follow-up for the second dose, the clinic will schedule patients for their second vaccine.
To reschedule a second dose appointment or to contact the clinic for COVID-19 vaccine questions, please contact Allergy and Immunizations Clinic staff at 402-294-9448.
The Sarpy/Cass County Health Department and Douglas County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine sites have information on community clinic locations offering vaccines.
COVID Vaccines are available at no cost at many retail pharmacies through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. Visit https://www.vaccines.gov/search to locate participating pharmacies and schedule vaccine appointments.
The Immunization Clinic provides immunizations for all eligible beneficiaries. Routine vaccinations, yellow fever and Tuberculin skin tests are administered during normal duty hours. TB skin tests will not be administered on Thursday or when 48-72 hour reading window falls on a holiday, down day or training day.
A schedule for pediatric immunizations is available in the clinic or on the CDC website.
Patients who have received vaccines from an off-base provider or clinic are required to bring an official copy of record to the Immunizations clinic. Immunization record requests can be faxed to 402-294-2661 (marked Attn: Immunizations) or scanned/photographed and sent to the clinic through the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal.
Patients requesting allergy shots must be referred by their PCM. Once the referral is placed, Allergy and Immunizations staff will contact you to book your initial allergy appointment. If you are already receiving allergy shots at the Offutt clinic, please call the appointment line at 402-232-2273, option 1 or the clinic to schedule your shots.
If you receive allergy shots off base and want to move to the base clinic, please get a referral from your PCM. The clinic will contact you to set up an initial appointment.
For EPI-PEN refills (allergy shot patients only), please contact the clinic directly.