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COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness. 

FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccines are currently available to all U.S. citizens and residents. Visit the CDC website for more information. 

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine  

The 6th Medical Group only provides the COVID vaccine for patients ages 12 years of age and older. 

Patients should schedule an appointment by:

  1. Using the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal 
  2. Calling the appointment line at 813-827-2273  
  3. Walking in, to the MacDill Clinic, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 
Wednesday hours are 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 

For patients younger than 12, or if you’d prefer to get your vaccine off-base, you can visit any pharmacy that accepts TRICARE and get vaccinated. Visit "Find a Network Pharmacy" to find a TRICARE network pharmacy near you. It’s recommended to call ahead, if possible, to see if they take walk-ins, if you need an appointment, and if they have the vaccine you’d like to receive. 

Latest News 

For updates about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the CDC’s COVID-19 homepage.  


COVID-19 Vaccine Related Questions 

Contact us at one of the following methods below: 

  • Call the Immunizations Clinic at 813-827-9377
  • Send a secure message through the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal
  • USAF 6th MDG Immunizations Service Messaging 

Medical-Related Questions 

Please contact your Primary Care Team by using one of the methods below: 

Concerns about the vaccine?  

Speak with a Vaccine Expert. You may contact the DHA-Immunization Healthcare Support Center at 877-GET-VACC (877-438-8222) option 1, or Defense Switched Network (DSN) 761-4245, option 1, if you have questions about the vaccines or about an adverse event following vaccination. 

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the CDC Website for up to date COVID-19 information.  

Making COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments




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