Veterans’ Services

To enroll in the VA Health Care system to obtain your COVID Vaccine please call the Bedford VA Hospital. 

BEDFORD VA HOSPITAL 781-687-2000. When you reach the operator ask for the Eligibility Office. 



(Veterans enrolled at VA Boston)


(Dates may change depending on vaccine availability)



Residents of VA Boston’s Community Living Center or Spinal Cord Injury Unit

Completed December 2020

High-risk Veterans who have dialysis, chemotherapy, transplant or live in congregate living situations or are homeless

January 2021

Veterans age 85+

February 2021

Veterans age 75+

March 2021

Veterans age 65+

April 2021

Veterans age 50+

May 2021

Veterans aged 50 and younger

June 2021



VA Boston will call each Veteran in order of priority to offer a vaccine appointment. Once the vaccine has been offered to all Veterans in an age group, we will move on to call the next group. Appointments are required and there will not be walk-in hours.


Our staff can’t provide vaccines to anyone who isn’t eligible for VA care at this time. If you would like to enroll in VA healthcare, please call  1-877-222-VETS (8387).


For more information visit:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza with Flagpoles and Plaque

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza at One Ellis Square

Learn more about why the memorial is set in this location, the process of creating the memorial and the artist, Jane DeDecker, who designed it (PDF).

Vietnam Veteran Video

There is also a video online that provides details about the lives of the eleven local men killed during the Vietnam War and the circumstances of their deaths. View the video (MOV)

Many thanks to Montserrat College of Art for volunteering Assistant Professor Chelsea Sams and student Sarah Eldridge for this video project. To watch the making of the Plaza

Veterans Affairs (VA) Links


Federal VA Access

VA Form Search

VA Rules & Regulations

VA Hospital Enrollment

DD-214 & Records Request 

Local Veteran Groups

Active to Civilian Transition Employment Support