COVID-19 Vaccine Availability
The CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccines are currently available to all U.S. citizens and residents. Visit the CDC website for more information.
- COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free.
- Getting the vaccine can reduce the risk of severe disease, hospitalizations and long-term complications for COVID-19
- For children, the vaccine can also curb community transmission and reduce disruptions to in-person learning activities.
To learn more, visit the CDC website to get answers to frequently asked questions, see Interim Clinical Considerations, and bust myths about vaccines.
Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccines are available at the Offutt Immunizations clinic on a walk-in basis.
- Pfizer vaccines and boosters are available only to military personnel Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00pm.
- Pfizer pediatric vaccines for children ages 5-11 are available Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00pm.
- Moderna vaccines and boosters (ages 18+) are available ONLY on Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00pm.
Family members, retired beneficiaries and civilian employees specifically requesting Pfizer vaccines will be directed to pharmacy and community locations for their vaccines at this time.
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.
DOD COVID-19 Vaccine Service Member Mandate
COVID-19 vaccines are required for all members of the armed forces on active duty or in the Reserve or Guard components, including pregnant service members, according to DOD. Each service decides their own deadline for vaccination.
- If you’re a service member and have received a COVID-19 vaccine from a non-DOD provider, make sure to update your medical records.
- If you haven’t received your COVID vaccine yet, schedule your vaccine as soon as possible.
- Find a DOD COVID Vaccine Location near you.
If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, contact your unit commander.
Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters
You are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines if you have completed a COVID-19 vaccine primary series and received the most recent booster dose recommended for you by CDC.
Vaccine recommendations are based on your age, the vaccine you first received, and time since last dose. People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines.
- The Pfizer-BioNTech (bivalent) booster is authorized for people 12 years of age and older.
- The Moderna (bivalent) booster is authorized for people 18 and older.
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — those who have had a primary vaccine series — and people who’ve had a primary series plus one or two additional boosters are eligible to get one of these new updated (bivalent) boosters. Find more information at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html.
Concerns about the vaccine?
Speak with a Vaccine Expert. You may contact the DHA-Immunization Healthcare Support Center at 1-877-GET-VACC (1-877-438-8222) option 1 or Defense Switch Network (DSN) 761-4245, option 1, if you have questions about the vaccines or about an adverse event following vaccination.
Visit the CDC Website for current COVID-19 booster guidance.
Visit the TRICARE website for information about the COVID-19 vaccine.