Health Services


COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Read about the latest COVID-19 Vaccination information. 

The Department of Defense is implementing a standardized and coordinated strategy for prioritizing, distributing, and administering a COVID-19 vaccine(s) through a phased approach to DoD uniformed service members, both the active and Selected Reserve components, including members of the National Guard; dependents; retirees; civilian employees, and selected DoD contract personnel as authorized in accordance with DoD regulation.

The Department’s priorities are:

  • Protecting our Service members, DoD civilians, and families
  • Safeguarding our national security capabilities
  • Supporting the whole-of-nation response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Flu Availability

The Flu Vaccine is available at NHCA for all ages over 6 months.

Flu Vaccination Information

Learn about frequently asked questions regarding flu vaccination.  Annual flu vaccine remains a health priority during  the coronavirus pandemic.

If you want to get a flu shot at an alternate location, the vaccine is covered by TRICARE with no cost-shares or copayments as long as it's administered by a pharmacist at a participating network pharmacy or by a TRICARE-authorized provider.

Please send us a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card via secure messaging or fax it to us at 410.293.1163.

General Vaccine FAQ

What are our hours and phone number?

  • 0730-1130 and 1230-1530 Mon-Fri
  • 410-293-2273 The call center will answer your questions and will transfer you to the clinic for questions that cannot be answered. The immunization desk is not always manned because they are busy doing vaccinations.

Do I need to make an appointment to get vaccinations?

  • Active Duty may walk in without an appointment.
  • Other patients require a doctor’s order. If you have a doctor’s order in the computer system or a hand written prescription, you may walk in for vaccinations.
  • If you have already started a vaccine series, you may get that vaccine as a walk in.
  • You may not walk in for immunizations without a doctor’s order (exceptions are flu and tetanus vaccines).
  • If you are not sure that you have an order in the system, please e-mail your provider via to confirm your order.

Who is eligible for immunizations?

  • Tricare patients to include Tricare for Life, Tricare Standard and Tricare Prime.
  • Johns Hopkins must get their vaccines through the Johns Hopkins Program.
  • Active duty can get vaccines needed without a doctor’s order.
  • All other patients must have a doctor’s order to receive immunizations. Please leave a message with your provider’s nurse on for further information on how to attain this order or schedule an appointment with your primary care provider.

I am having reaction to vaccine

  • If it is an emergency like shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, passing out or hives, please contact  911. 
  • If it is a mild reaction like fever or redness at the injection site, please call nurse advise line at 1-800-874-2273.

If I have a question if I am due a vaccine, who should I contact?

  • Please send a message to your primary care provider via MHS Genesis Patient Portal or schedule an appointment.
  • Active Duty can walk in to clinic during hours of operation.

Can patient in Johns Hopkins Plan come for immunization?

  • Johns Hopkins must get their vaccines through the Johns Hopkins Program.

What is required to get a vaccination?

  • Doctor’s order or prescription is required for all shots other than the flu shot and tetanus.
  • The patient must be a Tricare Eligible as listed above.
  • Active Duty do not require doctor’s order.
  • Please leave a message with your provider’s nurse  through MHS Genesis Patient Portal for further information on how to attain this order or schedule an appointment.

I need paperwork filled out about my vaccine record?

  • Drop off your paperwork with your PCM with copies of any vaccination records you have.
  • You can scan and send your paperwork to your provider via MHS Genesis Patient Portal
  • The provider will return it to you within 5 working days. If you want it emailed back, please inform the provider on MHS Genesis Patient Portal message.

Do you do flu shots?

  • We do flu shots without a doctor’s written order.
  • Please refer to the flu information on website for more information

Are there vaccines we don’t stock?

  • Yes, Anthrax and Small Pox, which are both given at WRNNMC.
  • If you need a vaccine that we do not stock, we may be able to order on your behalf. Please have your physician speak with the immunization staff.

What vaccines do we keep in stock?

  • DTaP – Child’s Tetanus with Pertussis
  • Seasonal Flu (in season)
  • Gardisil – HPV
  • Cerverix- HPV
  • Hep A Peds/Adult
  • Hep B Peds/Adult
  • Hib – Haemopholus Influenza
  • Polio
  • JEV – Japanese Encephalitis Virus
  • Kinrix – DtaP/Polio
  • Menveo - Meningococcal
  • MMR – Measles/Mumps/Rubella
  • Pediarix – DtaP/Polio/Hep B
  • Pneumovax – Pneumococcal
  • PPD – Tuberculin Skin Test (not placed on Thursdays) must be read in 48-72 hrs
  • Prevnar – Pneumococcal Conjugate
  • Proquad- MMR/Varicella
  • Rabies
  • Rotarix
  • Td – Tetanus
  • Tdap – Tetanus with Pertussis
  • Twinrix – Hep A/HepB
  • Typhoid
  • Varicella – Chicken Pox
  • Yellow Fever 
  • Zostavax


Contact Us


Monday - Thursday: 0730-1530, closed 1130-1230

Telephone Numbers

NHCA Appointment Line: 410 293-CARE (2273)
Earle Branch Clinic: 732-866-2301
Lakehurst Branch Clinic: 732-323-2561

Fax Numbers

Immunizations: 410-293-4801
Med Home: 410-293-1163
Med Home Pediatrics: 410-293-3264


Naval Health Clinic Annapolis
695 Kinkaid Road
Annapolis, MD 21402

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.