PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) announced the hospital began phase 1b Tuesday in accordance with the COVID-19 vaccine Department of Defense Personnel Schema.
NMCP Immunization Clinic hours are Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last walk in accepted at 3:30 p.m.), Saturdays 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (last walk in accepted at 11:30 a.m.)
Phase 1b includes the following:
- Active duty: U.S. Fleet Forces will coordinate with commands to schedule vaccinations.
- DoD Beneficiaries 75 years or older: Walk-in appointments (limited vaccination, contingent on vaccine supply)
- Front Line Essential Workers: U.S. Fleet Forces will coordinate with commands to schedule vaccination.
- This includes the education sector (teachers and support staff), Child & Youth Services staff, personnel working at depots and shipyards, DoD corrections staff, DoD post service staff, DoD public transit workers, and Commissary and other installation food service or agricultural workers.
“NMCP does not determine vaccine supply priority, sequence, or timing of the receipt and subsequent distribution of the vaccine. We continue to follow the DoD Phase Schema, and we will continue to update our Facebook page and website with the most current information on who is eligible to receive a vaccination,” the hospital posted.