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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

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

TRICARE beneficiaries are welcome to acquire a vaccine off-post with a non-DOD provider, however, beneficiaries must make sure to update their medical records. Here are website locations to provide more information on where to get vaccinated within the El Paso community:

TRICARE beneficiaries who are 12 years old and older can call the appointment line at 915-742-2273 to book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. 

Appointments are available for Mendoza, East Bliss Clinic, and Soldier Family Medical Clinic at the following times:

  • Mendoza Soldier Care (11335 SSG Sims Rd) - Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Mendoza Family Care (11335 SSG Sims Rd) - Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • East Bliss Clinic (21227 Torch St) - Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Soldier Family Medical Clinic (2496 Ricker Rd) - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.. (Can also call 915-742-1811 to schedule.)

NOTE: Some Thursdays are not available due to training and/or federal holidays.

Pediatric Vaccines

All Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations are done by appointment only at Mendoza Pediatric Clinic. 

  •  6 months to 4 years old
  •  5 - 11 year old, Friday's only, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. NO WALK IN.

Call 915-742-1439/1442/1086/1136 to book Friday appointments.
(NOTE: Some Fridays are not available due to training and/or federal holidays).

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.

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DHA Form 207.pdf
Form DD2870.pdf

Contact Us


TRICARE Nurse Advice Line:​ 1-800-874-2273

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18511 Highland Medics Street,
El Paso, Texas 79918
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