By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – VA New England Healthcare System announced Tuesday it is expanding COVID vaccinations to all veterans, caregivers and spouses.

The announcement follows guidelines in the Biden administration’s Save Lives Act.

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“We have the vaccine doses and the capacity to ensure those newly eligible will be able to be vaccinated soon,” the director of the Department of Veteran Affairs said in a statement.

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Those eligible to receive a vaccine can go to www.va.gov/covid-19-vaccine to register.

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All Massachusetts residents 16 and older become eligible for the COVID vaccine on April 19.

CBSBoston.com Staff