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Inova is Vaccinating All Individuals Age 16+

We invite you to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment using the Inova MyChart Patient Portal. 

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Existing Inova MyChart Users

Already have an Inova MyChart account? See instructions on how to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. 

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New to Inova MyChart

Don't have an Inova MyChart account yet? Learn how to create your account and then schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

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Inova MyChart for Age 16 or 17

Age 16 or 17? You will need permission to create an Inova MyChart account from a parent/guardian before they can schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. 

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New to Inova MyChart

Inova MyChart is required for all Inova COVID-19 vaccine scheduling.

If you do not have an Inova MyChart account, create a new account

  • To sign up, individuals age 18 or older are asked to provide legal name, address, zip code, date of birth, phone number, and email address.
  • Teens age 16 or 17 must have their own Inova MyChart record and it must be linked to their parent/guardians' account. Learn More
  • The Inova MyChart registration form includes a series of questions provided by “Precise ID powered by Experian,” a third party partner used to help verify your identity.
  • With Inova MyChart being an electronic health record, it is required that we verify your identity to ensure proper care and handling of your sensitive medical information. This does not affect your credit report or rating.

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Learn How to Set Up an Account for Ages 16 or 17

Inova MyChart for Age 16 or 17

In order to schedule a vaccination appointment for anyone 16 or 17:

  1. A parent/guardian must first have their own Inova MyChart account. Please sign up for Inova MyChart and then follow the instructions below.
  2. Once a Parent/Guardian has an Inova MyChart account, they must complete the permission form allowing the teen to have their own Inova MyChart account. You must provide your teen's personal email address to establish their account. 
  3. The Inova Medical Records team will email an activation link to the teen's email address to set up their account. 
  4. Once the activation link has been received by the teen, the teen's Inova MyChart account can be created. 
  5. Once created, the teen must then grant the parent/guardian permission to link their medical records. This is called Teen Proxy Access.  
  6. Teen Proxy Access Steps include:
     
    • While logged into the teen's account, go to the Inova MyChart Menu in the upper left corner of Inova MyChart.
    • Select Share My Record
    • Select Friends and Family
    • Click Invite Someone 
    • Enter the name and the email address of the parent/guardian who granted the teen permission.
    • Specify the kind of access you would like them to have (e.g. Adult Access)
    • Read and Agree to Terms and Conditions
    • Click Send Invite
  7.  The parent/guardian will receive an email invitation to link the two accounts.
  8. The parent should accept the invite to link the accounts. 
  9. The parent/guardian should then log into their own Inova MyChart account and in the upper right corner, select the option to switch to their teens account
  10. The parent/guardian can now schedule the vaccine appointment for the teen.

Additionally, Inova requires that all minors be accompanied by a parent/guardian at the vaccination clinic on the day of the scheduled appointment to provide consent for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Inova MyChart Scheduling Steps

  1. Login into your Inova MyChart account
  2. Click on "Inova COVID-19 Vaccination Center" either at the top of the MyChart page or under Menu
  3. Read the "What to Expect" instructions; click Accept to continue
  4. Select Dose 1 or 2; click Continue
  5. Answer the questions relating to pre-registration and your county residence.
  6. Click Schedule appointment
  7. Select a time from the schedule
  8. Verify your personal information; click Continue
  9. Verify your insurance (see FAQ about insurance)
  10. Verify that everything is correct
  11. Click the yellow Schedule button
  12. Complete your eCheck-in 
    • Verify your personal information, click Next
    • Review and sign the IHS COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form; click Next
    • Verify or add your insurance (see FAQ about insurance)

Inova MyChart Setup and Scheduling Frequently Asked Questions

Inova COVID-19 Vaccination Center Location Information

Inova Stonebridge COVID-19 Vaccination Center

5001 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304
(also known as “Victory Center”)
Map and Directions

Appointments: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Metro: Van Dorn Station (Blue Line) – half mile walk

DASH Bus: Bus routes AT5 and AT7 stop in front of the Center

Parking: Follow the BLUE signs for the Vaccination Center Parking, located on the east side of the building. When looking at the Vaccination Center building, the blue/east lot is on your right. Please note, the red/west parking lot is for COVID-19 testing appointments only. 

ADA parking is available and patients needing assistance may be dropped off and picked up in front of the building. 

Need Help Getting to Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment?

Fairfax County provides free rides via taxi companies to anyone with a vaccine appointment who does not have access to their own transportation. To schedule vaccine transportation, call the Fairfax County Health Department Vaccine Call Center at 703-324-7404, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Provide your name, phone number, date and time of your vaccine appointment, appointment address, and your home address. Once the call center confirms your eligibility, they will contact the Human Services Transportation team to arrange transportation.

Taxi Voucher Program

For older adults, people on limited incomes, or individuals with disabilities the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services offers a subsidized taxi voucher program.

Learn more about the Taxi Voucher Program
Learn about more options for getting to and from your COVID-19 appointment

Important Information for the Day of Your Appointment

Arrival Information

  • If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive within the past 10 days, or are currently in quarantine because of an exposure to COVID-19, please reschedule your appointment for a later date.
  • Family members, children, guests, etc. are not allowed inside the Center unless needed to provide support.
  • Inova requires that all minors be accompanied by a parent/guardian at the vaccination clinic to provide consent for the COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • Immediately following your first dose vaccination, you will receive an email notification titled "You have a new COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Ticket" from Inova MyChart letting you know when it is time to schedule your second appointment.
  • There may be times when the line extends outdoors. Please dress accordingly.

Required Documents and Identification

  • Printed or electronic copy of your appointment confirmation.
  • White CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card you received after getting your first dose of the vaccine.
  • Personal identification (driver’s license, passport, etc.)

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets for Recipients and Caregivers

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Questions about MyChart

Why is Inova using MyChart?

For vaccine patients, using MyChart allows you to make same-day appointments or reschedule if necessary, set reminder notices, check-in electronically prior to your appointment, and have your vaccination connected to your other health records if you already are an Inova patient.

For Inova, use of MyChart allows us to better manage appointments and our vaccine supply. For example, we can use the system to balance first and second dose appointments on any given day so we can administer vaccine more efficiently and effectively. In the first week of using MyChart for vaccine scheduling we were able to provide 20% more first dose shots by converting unused second dose appointments thanks to MyChart’s data management and same-day scheduling features. Further, use of this electronic health record provides more accurate and complete data to share with our health department partners and the Commonwealth of Virginia as required for reporting on vaccine distribution.

Why am I being asked to provide the last four digits of my Social Security number?

This is not a required field. The standard online form asks you to provide the last four digits of our Social Security number as just one option as part of the registration and identity verification process.

Why am I being asked questions by Experian? Does this involve or affect my credit rating?

Registering for MyChart does not involve or affect your credit rating. The MyChart registration form includes a series of questions provided by “Precise ID powered by Experian,” a third party partner used to help verify your identity. With MyChart being an electronic health record, it is imperative that we verify your identity to ensure proper care and handling of your sensitive medical information. Please answer the series of questions to proceed to the next portion of the registration page. If for some reason we are not able to verify your identity, the page will prompt you with instructions to contact the MyChart team so that we may further assist you in registering and then scheduling your appointment.

Why am I being asked to provide insurance information? Isn’t the vaccine free?

As part of the electronic check-in process prior to your appointment, you will be asked to provide insurance information. If you are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine through Inova, there will be no out-of-pocket cost to you. Inova will be collecting insurance information from those who have insurance and will work with insurance plans to cover allowed charges for vaccine administration. If an insurance plan does not cover charges, Inova will not pursue payment from the patient. Lack of insurance will not prevent you from scheduling a vaccine appointment. Please just select the appropriate response indicating you do not have insurance.

If I am experiencing difficulty registering for MyChart, can I have a family member assist me?

Yes, if you would feel more comfortable having a family member, or even a trusted friend, assist you in the online registration process, you are welcome to authorize someone to do so. However, the individual must enter only your information, not their own. If the information does not correspond with your personal information, we may be unable to verify your identify and the MyChart and scheduling process could fail.

How do I schedule my second dose?

  • Immediately following your first dose vaccination, you will receive an email notification titled "You have a new COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Ticket" from Inova MyChart letting you know when it is time to schedule your second appointment.
  • You will be due for your 2nd dose vaccine a minimum of 17 days from the day after your first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination. You will be turned away if you show up for a vaccine prior to that.  
  • Although it is optimal to receive the second dose as close as possible to the recommended interval, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine may be administered up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose. The vaccine series does not need to be restarted even if the second dose is administered late.

I forgot my Inova MyChart ID and/or password.

If you forgot your Inova MyChart ID and/or password please select the appropriate action under the “sign in” button on the MyChart login page to reset your account.

Still having MyChart technical issues?

If you run into issues, contact 1-855-MYINOVA and select option #1. 

You will not be able to schedule an appointment using this number.

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