Tomah VA sets up outreach event Saturday for COVID-19 vaccinations

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKBT) — The Tomah VA Medical Center has set up an outreach event Saturday to bring COVID-19 vaccinations to veterans, their spouses and their caregivers in Jackson County.

The event will run from 9 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Black River Falls at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.

This special outreach event supplements continuing COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Tomah Medical Center as well as at four community-based clinics in Clark County (Owen), La Crosse, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids. The Black River Falls outreach event provides greater accessibility for veterans in Jackson County and the surrounding area.

The VA definition of caregivers include  any family member or friend who provides care to the veteran.

Anyone who served in the military, their spouses, and their caregivers should visit https://www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed or call 800-872-8662 extension 66274 to register for vaccination and receive vaccine updates. Walk-ins during the event are also welcome. Eligible individuals unable to attend the Black River Falls clinic may schedule to receive a vaccination at any of the Tomah VAMC clinics.