COVID Articles

Department of Defense (DoD) officials are closely monitoring the outbreak of the respiratory illness COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. DoD is coordinating with interagency partners to ensure accurate and timely information is available and encourage all appropriate measures are taken to limit the virus' spread. 

Vaccine

Building COVID-19 Vaccine Trust: Myths vs. Facts (6/10/2021)

TRICARE Beneficiaries Ages 12 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine (5/24/2021)

Q&A: What Are My COVID-19 Vaccination Options Overseas? (5/19/2021)

3 Reasons Why You Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine (5/13/2021)

Watch New TRICARE COVID-19 Vaccine Video Series: Got Your 6 (4/29/2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands for TRICARE Beneficiaries (4/19/2021)

Schedule Your COVID Vaccine Appointment with DHA Appointing Portal (4/13/2021)

Q&A: When, Where, and How Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? (3/23/2021)

Q&A: Are COVID Vaccines Safe & Effective? (3/10/2021)

More Options to Get COVID-19 Vaccine (2/18/2021)

When Can I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? (2/10/2021)

COVID-19 Vaccination Options for the Selected Reserve Members (Including National Guard) (2/2/2021)

TRICARE Seniors 75 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine (1/14/2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Distributed in Phases to TRICARE Members (12/23/2020)

Testing

Understanding TRICARE Coverage of COVID-19 Testing (12/15/2020)

Copayments Waived for COVID-19 Tests On or After March 18 (4/15/2020)

Beware of COVID-19 Testing Scams Targeting TRICARE Beneficiaries (4/2/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Testing (7/6/2020)

Blood Donation, Testing, and Research: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (5/11/2020)

Telemedicine

TRICARE Offers Telehealth Services for Mental Health Care (4/23/2020)

TRICARE Extends Temporary Telehealth for ABA (3/30/2020)

TRICARE Covers Certain Telemedicine Services in the U.S. (3/24/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Telemedicine Services (6/23/2020) 

Pharmacy

Possible Military Pharmacy Changes Due to COVID-19 (3/31/2020)

Continue to Do Your Part to Slow Spread of COVID-19 (10/6/2020)

TRICARE Pharmacy Options: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (4/10/2020)

Dental

TRICARE Dental Program Enrollees Receive Annual Maximum Increase (7/15/2020)

How to Help: Delay Routine and Elective Medical and Dental Procedures (4/9/2020)

Medical

Monoclonal Antibodies Available to Treat Eligible High-Risk COVID-19 Patients (7/6/2021)

Get the Care You Need Now with TRICARE (7/15/2020)

TRICARE Benefits for Activated National Guard and Reserve Members (4/28/2020)

With TRICARE, Help From a Nurse is Just a Call Away (4/21/2020)

Appointments, Immunity, and Scams: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (5/20/2020)

Mental Health

TRICARE Offers Telehealth Services for Mental Health Care (4/23/2020)

Staying Mentally Fit During Social Distancing (4/1/2020)

Face Masks, Stress: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (5/4/2020)

Emergency and Urgent Care

Get Familiar with Your Emergency and Urgent Care Options (4/13/2020)

General Tips

Keep These Summer Health and Safety Tips in Mind (7/23/2020)

Staying Mentally Fit During Social Distancing (4/1/2020)

TRICARE Patient Portals Keep You Connected (6/18/2020)

Is Your Uniformed Services ID Card About to Expire? (5/12/2020)

A Friendly Reminder: Keep Your DEERS Info Updated (5/6/2020)

Fighting COVID-19

3 Ways to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 (1/19/2021)

How TRICARE Is Responding to COVID-19 and What It Means for You (6/10/2020)

Tracking COVID-19: Know the Symptoms and How to Get Care (3/11/2020)

Health Protection Conditions, your actions will help limit COVID-19 community spread (3/16/2020)

Tracking COVID-19: Keep Healthy Habits in Mind (3/6/2020)

Coronavirus: What Providers, Patients Should Know (1/24/2020)

Join the Fight Against COVID-19: Donate Convalescent Plasma (7/8/2020)

TRICARE is Here to Help: COVID-19 Information, Resources in One Place (4/14/2020)

News

Pentagon Spokesman: DOD Ready to Help With Coronavirus, but Capability Limited (4/14/2020)

DoD Releases Guidance to Protect Forces From Novel Coronavirus (1/31/2020)

Army Medical Personnel Describe Efforts to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine (5/5/2020)

New Medical Facility Access Measures in National Capital Region (3/13/2020)

COVID-19 FAQs

Got COVID-19 Questions? Read the Latest TRICARE FAQs (7/20/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Testing (7/6/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Telemedicine Services (6/23/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Resuming Elective Procedures (6/15/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: COVID-19 and Face Masks (6/8/2020)

TRICARE FAQs: Protecting Your Child Against COVID-19 (6/2/2020)

COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts

Appointments, Immunity, and Scams: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (5/20/2020)

Blood Donation, Testing, and Research: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (5/11/2020)

Military Hospital and Clinic Operations: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (4/27/2020)

Be Cyber Aware: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (8/20/2020)

TRICARE Pharmacy Options: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts (4/10/2020)

Be Informed: COVID-19 Myth vs. Fact (4/3/2020)

You may be able to use an online scheduling tool to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a DoD vaccination site.

>>Learn more.

There’s no cost for the COVID-19 vaccine itself. But there may be a cost based on your health plan for an office visit with a provider, or if you require follow-on care. >>Learn more
At the time of posting, this information is current. Visit www.cdc.gov or TRICARE COVID Guidance for the most current COVID-19 information.

Last Updated 7/6/2021