Annie App - Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan
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Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan


Annie App

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

It’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccination - congratulations! Annie can support you during the process, if you’d like. Annie is VA’s automated text message system that sends health information and reminders. Any mobile phone with texting capabilities can receive Annie messages. Annie’s COVID-19 Vaccination Support Protocol messages provide you with helpful information about the vaccine and possible side-effects, as well as reminders to get your second vaccine injection.


How To Set Up Annie VA staff may be able to help you get started today, or you can follow these steps on your own. If you already receive Annie messages for other protocols, skip to Step 6. 


Step 1: Go to the website.

Step 2: Log in. Log in using your My HealtheVet Premium, DS Logon Level 2, or account. Find out how to get a secure login account at

Step 3: Consent to participate. Read the consent information. Scroll to the end and select the consent box.

Step 4: Set up your Annie account. Complete the fields under the Information Messages, Preferences, and Patient Info tabs. Select Submit, which will take you to a screen saying your registration was a success.

Step 5: Confirm participation. You will receive a message from Annie asking you to confirm your participation. Reply to the message with the word Start.

Step 6: Subscribe. To subscribe to the COVID-19 Vaccination Support Protocol, text Annie (75338) the words SUB COVAC.

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