VA Health Record FAQs

VA Immunizations

What is VA Immunization?

VA Immunization is a part of the My HealtheVet Personal Health Record found under the VA Blue Button section. Here VA patients can view a record of the vaccinations they have received, which are in their official VA health record.

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What are the requirements for viewing VA Immunization?

To view your VA Immunization, you must:

  • be a registered as a VA Patient in My HealtheVet

  • have a My HealtheVet Premium account

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Can I self-enter immunization information?

Yes, you can add, edit or delete your self-entered Immunization information in My HealtheVet

To add information to your self-entered Immunization record:

  • Sign in to your My HealtheVet account

  • Select the Track Health tab

  • Select the Health History

  • Select the Immunization

  • Select the Add New

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Should I take a printed copy of my VA Immunization report to my appointment with my non-VA provider?

Yes, you can use VA Blue Button to download or print a copy of your VA Immunization report. You can take this with you to your non-VA appointments. This will give additional information to your non-VA providers.

Using the VA Blue Button, you can also view a combined list of immunization information, to include:

  • VA immunizations from your VA health record

  • Immunization information that you self-entered in your My HealtheVet account

Note: Do not forget to include your self-entered Immunizations. Also include your VA Allergy and self-entered Allergies and Adverse Reaction information when you select VA Immunizations

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What should I do if I think my VA Immunization record is not accurate?

If you think information in your VA Immunization report is not accurate, let your VA health care team know. You should also contact the Release of Information Office at your VA facility. The Release of Information staff can guide you through the process to request a correction to your VA health record.

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What should I do if I have any questions about my VA Immunization report?

If you have questions about your VA Immunization report:

  • Select the Learn More link, which has general information about immunizations

  • If you still have questions or do not understand your information, you can contact your VA health care team.

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Who do I contact if I have a technical problem with the VA Immunization feature?

You can contact My HealtheVet about technical problems you have with the VA Immunization feature. Simply complete the Contact Us form to send a message to the My HealtheVet Help Desk.

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Updated March 5, 2020