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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

COVID-19 vaccine candidates are being offered through an Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration. The vaccine is being administered in phases 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 vaccine is being offered on a voluntary basis, but priority populations are highly encouraged to get it. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine protects yourself, your family, your community and our nation.

To learn more about the phased plan and DoD priorities, visit: www.health.mil/COVIDVaccine

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

81st Medical Group / Keesler Medical Center

We currently have the Pfizer vaccine available and we’re actively administering the vaccine to the following individuals:

  • All DoD Beneficiaries ages 12 and up.

To get the vaccine:

  • To make a reservation to receive the vaccine, call the Hospital Appointment Line at 228-376-2273.

Please continue to monitor these two site for further updates:

What Happens Next?

Once you receive the vaccine, if you experience any side-effects or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at [insert number/or secure email address to contact] or contact the MHS Nurse Advice Line.

Contact Us

Appointment Line


Making COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments




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