COVID-19 Vaccine Availability
Brooke Army Medical Center has closed its COVID-19 vaccination site located on Fort Sam Houston.
COVID-19 vaccines at BAMC will be available to beneficiaries by appointment only in all Primary, Pediatrics, Troop Medical Clinic, and OB/GYN clinics.
BAMC offers the Pfizer vaccine to all DoD beneficiaries ages 5 and older. Beneficiaries can make an appointment by calling 210-916-9900 or 1-800-443-2262.
CDC-recommended vaccines are also available within the community at no cost to everyone at a participating network pharmacy. Beneficiaries can search for their closest network pharmacy by visiting https://militaryrx.express-scripts.com/find-pharmacy, or by calling 1-877-363-1303.
Per the CDC, everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot. For more information on boosters, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.html.
Outpatient Clinic Options
Beneficiaries 5-11 years old are invited to get their COVID-19 vaccine by appointment only at BAMC’s General Pediatrics by calling 210-916-9900 weekdays. All beneficiaries within this age group, regardless of empanelment to General Pediatrics or Family Medicine, may receive their vaccine at General Pediatrics. General Pediatrics is the only BAMC clinic administering the vaccine to 5 and 6 year olds.
Beneficiaries 12 years old and older enrolled to Capt. Jennifer M. Moreno Clinic (JBSA-FSH), Schertz Medical Home, SPC Taylor J. Burk Clinic (Camp Bullis), and Westover Medical Home are invited to get their COVID-19 vaccine on a walk-in basis Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Beneficiaries ages 12 and up enrolled to the Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine Clinic are invited to get their COVID-19 vaccine starting Nov. 17. Vaccines will be offered by appointment only. Please call the clinic at 210-916-3160, option 3, then option 3 again during business hours or send a message via Tricare Online Secure Messaging to your PCM to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Vaccinations will be offered Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon and Fridays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only.
San Antonio Metro Health: The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to children ages 5-11 beginning Nov. 10 at the Alamodome and at vaccine pop-up clinics throughout the community.
For more information, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/planning/children.html#covid19-vax-recommendations.
What Happens Next?
Once you receive the vaccine, if you experience any side-effects or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the MHS Nurse Advice Line.