Health Services

Immunizations

The Immunizations Department is here to support the following: 

  • Administer required vaccines to Active Duty, DoD and civilian employees, and dependents, to include routine, required and travel related vaccines.  This includes routine vaccinations for all ages from infants to geriatrics. 

  • Educate patients and caregivers about the importance of immunizations, following recommended immunization schedules, possible side-effects of immunizations, and aftercare.

  • Report adverse vaccine related events to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System.

  • Supports large scale vaccination campaigns to aid in the prevention of communicable diseases, such as Influenza and COVID-19. 

  • Prepares vaccines for administration according to manufacturer's instructions and administers vaccines using a safe and proper technique; using a system of verification to ensure accuracy.

  • Administers and evaluates tuberculosis skin tests and refers patients as needed per protocol.    

For any questions regarding immunizations schedules for children and adults, click the following link or contact the Immunizations Department. CDC Immunizations Schedule. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index.html

Flu Vaccine

Naval Hospital Rota offers the influenza vaccine to all active-duty service members, beneficiaries, contractors, local nationals, and general schedule employees. The vaccine is authorized for children six months and older and is available at the Immunizations Clinic via walk-in.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates as of Sept. 23, 2023:

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Currently Naval Hospital Rota does not have the updated COVID-19 vaccine. Please stay tuned to this page for additional information once available. For any immediate questions related to the COVID-19 vaccine or other immunizations, please contact the immunizations clinic at COMM: 956-82-3464 / DSN: 727-3464.

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.

Where Can I Get a COVID Test?

  • You can order FREE tests from USPS via the following link. USPS will ship to FPO addresses.

  • Medical Home Port: 

    • Appointments are available for symptomatic beneficiaries by calling 956-82-3618/3620

  • Naval Hospital Rota Emergency Department

    • Mission and non-mission essential travel

    • Symptomatic COVID-19 testing

  • Procedures

    • Tests for procedures are completed on the Multi-Service Ward (MSW) for designated patients. MSW staff will notify you if a test is indicated. 

    • Exceptions: 

      • Respiratory patients – will test with Respiratory Technologists in Medical Home Port

      • Pediatric Dental Procedures – In Medical Home Port during the procedure physical

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.

 

Follow this link to see the CDC's recommended Immunization Schedule!

Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Age 0 Through 18 Years

Contact Us

​Phone

Commercial 011-34-956-82-3464

DSN 314-727-3464

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - noon & 1 - 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and U.S. holidays

Location

A-013, Medical Homeport

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