All veterans and spouses eligible for COVID vaccine at Coatesville VA

The Coatesville VA Medical Center has widened the eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination to all Veterans, to include Veterans who are not enrolled or eligible for VA health care, to Veteran spouses, and to Veteran caregivers.

The SAVE LIVES Act allows the VA to continue to vaccinate all:


  • Anyone who served in the U.S. military regardless of their Character of Discharge.
  • Members of and retired National Guard, Reserve and Coast Guard.


  • Spouse is defined to include marriage, same-sex and common-law marriages. This includes a widow or widower of a Veteran.


  • For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, caregiver is defined as a family member or friend who provides care to the Veteran. Caregivers may help the Veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing, or dressing. They may also help the Veteran with tasks like shopping or transportation.

Scheduling Your Appointment:  If eligible call (610) 384-7711 extension 5110, to schedule a vaccination appointment or sign-up online using the “Keep Me Informed” tool at  Please do not visit the VA medical facility for a COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment.

Veterans who have not enrolled yet, will have the opportunity to enroll for VA health care when coming in for their vaccination or they may get a head-start by contacting our Eligibility & Enrollment office at (610) 383-0265 or 0266.

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