Health Services

Immunizations

Tuberculosis, or TB, tests are not done on Thursdays, nor Fridays proceeding a 3-day weekend because they require a follow-up visit within 48 to 72 hours. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that persons be observed for 15-20 minutes after being immunized for possible adverse reactions. Patients must bring in any shot records from non-Air Force medical facilities.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

The Moderna COVID vaccine is currently being administered here at Misawa Air Base.

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

COVID-19 vaccines currently available to all U.S. citizens and residents are Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, Pfizer-BioNTech-COMIRNATY®, and Moderna. These vaccines are safe and effective against COVID-19 and its variants.

  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has licensed the Pfizer COMIRNATY® vaccine for individuals age 16 and older.
  • The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is offered through an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for children ages 12-15.
  • The Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines are offered through an FDA EUA for individuals age 18 and older.

DOD COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The DOD now requires COVID-19 vaccines for all members of the Armed Forces under DOD authority on active duty or in the Ready Reserve, including the National Guard, who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Each service will decide their own deadline for vaccination.

  • If you’re a service member and you’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine from a non-DOD provider, make sure to update your medical records.
  • If you haven’t received your COVID vaccine yet, schedule your vaccine as soon as you can.
  • Find a DOD COVID Vaccine Location near you

The DOD already requires all ADSMs to get other types of vaccines before they join the military. There are very narrow religious and medical exemptions available on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions, contact your unit commander.

Recommended Third Dose

If you have an immune system that is moderately to severely compromised, the CDC recommends you may receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna). This would be at least 4 weeks after your second dose. >>Learn More

Get the COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself, your family, your community, and our nation.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit www.tricare.mil/COVIDVaccine.

Making COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Contact Us

Phone

226-6192 or 0176-77-6111

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Thursday
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Smallpox Clinic
Thursday
3:00 p.m.

Location

Building 99, Main Floor

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