|748 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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We are dedicated to preventing illness, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting the environment for all the citizens of Chesapeake.
Important Notice (March 15, 2023):
Due to a recent maritime incident on the Intracoastal Waterway near the Great Bridge locks, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has set up a website for citizens to get the most up-to-date information regarding water quality in the area affected. A map of the affected area is located on their website. Your Chesapeake Health Department recommends residents and pets avoid recreational activities in the waters in and around the spill until otherwise advised. Signs have been posted at waterway entry points of concern. Please follow our Facebook page for the most up to date information.
The Virginia Department of Health continues to respond to mpox vaccination efforts. For information on mpox in Virginia, please visit the VDH mpox website.
COVID Vaccination Update
The Chesapeake Health Department will offer FREE COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 10:00am to 5:30pm for ages 6 months and up. No appointment needed. Just walk in! For more information call 757.382.8631.
Everyone ages 6 months and older in the United States is recommended to receive a COVID-19 primary series vaccination for the prevention of COVID-19; monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (i.e., Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech) and Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine are recommended.
CDC recommends that people ages 5 years and older receive one updated (bivalent) booster if it has been at least 2 months since their last COVID-19 vaccine dose, whether that was:
- Their final primary series dose, or
- An original (monovalent) booster
People who have gotten more than one original (monovalent) booster are also recommended to get an updated (bivalent) booster.
The Chesapeake Health Department offers the following COVID19 vaccines, as applicable:
- Pfizer 6 months old to 4 years old (primary series)
- Pfizer 6 months old to 4 years old (bivalent booster)
- Pfizer 5 years old to 11 years old (primary series)
- Pfizer 5 years old to 11 years old (bivalent booster)
- Pfizer 12 years old and older (primary series)
- Pfizer 12 years old and older (bivalent booster)
- Moderna 6 months to 5 years old (primary series)
- Moderna 6 months to 5 years old (bivalent booster)
- Moderna 6 years old to 11 years old (primary series)
- Moderna 6 years old to 11 years old (bivalent booster)
- Moderna 12 years and older (primary series)
- Moderna 12 years and older (bivalent booster)
COVID-19 vaccines currently approved or authorized by FDA are effective in preventing serious outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including severe disease, hospitalization, and death.
Efforts to increase the number of people in the United States who are up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines remain critical to preventing severe illness, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19.
These recommendations allow persons who may be at increased risk to severe outcomes due to COVID-19 to receive additional protection. People should assess their own personal risk and are encouraged to consult with a healthcare provider on what would be best for their situation. For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “CDC Vaccines for COVID-19 website”.
Additional vaccination clinic locations may be found by calling 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682) or vaccinate.virginia.gov.
Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking – Prevention and Response Resources
If you, or someone you know, is in a domestic violence or human trafficking situation there is help available. If you are in immediate danger please call 911. For other crisis resources, visit the following:
The National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text INFO to 233733
Homeland Security Investigations Tip Line: 1-866-347-2423
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
South Hampton Roads Coordinated Crisis Response Hotline (757) 251-0144
Healthy Chesapeake – Building a Culture of Wellness
Healthy Chesapeake is committed to building a culture of wellness that supports, sustains and advocates for a healthier Chesapeake. Working together we can advocate for a healthier Chesapeake where people live, learn, play, work and worship.
Visit our website at http://www.healthychesapeake.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.