November 19, 2021
Media Contact: Larry Hill firstname.lastname@example.org, 757-683-9175
Military Circle Mall Community Vaccination Center Holiday Vaccination Dates and Hours
Testing Continues on Mondays
(NORFOLK, Va.)— The Community Vaccination Center (CVC), at the former Macy’s department store at Military Circle Mall (MCM) located at 880 N. Military Highway, Norfolk continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations under new hours for the week of Thanksgiving. Testing will continue on Mondays from 2-6 p.m.
MCM Schedule – Week of Thanksgiving
- Monday, 11/22/21 from 2 – 6 p.m., (usual hours)
- Tuesday, 11/23/21 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (usual hours)
- Wednesday, 11/24/21 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.(earlier open and close)
- Thursday/Thanksgiving, 11/25/21 – CLOSED
- Friday, 11/26/21 – CLOSED
- Saturday, 11/27/21 – CLOSED
Vaccination efforts will resume normal operational hours of 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, on Tuesday, November 30.
All COVID-19 vaccinations, pediatric and adult, will continue to be offered at the MCM. The vaccine remains FREE to the public and is open to those working or living in other jurisdictions including those traveling from other states. The CVC provided 2,845 vaccinations the past week.
Appointments for vaccination are encouraged but not required. To make an appointment, visit Norfolk/VAB and input “23502” into the zip code search bar to schedule an appointment at the MCM vaccination center, or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1). The Norfolk COVID-19 hotline (757) 683-2745 can also assist with general questions or scheduling appointments.
Those who have an appointment should plan to arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the appointment time. Anyone who has received a prior COVID-19 vaccine should bring their vaccine card or their vaccine record with a QR code. Those under 18 years of age require the presence of a parent or guardian.
The experience of getting a COVID-19 vaccine will be very similar to the experience of getting routine vaccines. Parents can check out these tips on talking to their child about what to expect. For more about vaccinating children and teens, parents can visit the CDC website.
FREE COVID-19 Testing will continue at the MCM on Mondays from 2 to 6 pm until the end of the year.
Testing is available for ages 3 and up. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Only PCR testing is available at the MCM; rapid testing is not available.
Testing is provided at no charge, identification is not required, and pre-registration is not needed.
NOTE: Members of the media are not permitted inside the CVCs when patients are present. Media may be allowed inside during press events or for tours before or after hours and must be escorted by a VDH designated Public Information Officer (PIO) or other approved staff members. Arrangements must be made 24 hours ahead of time with the Regional Public Information Officer, Larry Hill, at email@example.com or the Norfolk Health Department PIO, Megan Shearin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the media may respectfully approach clinic patients outside of the clinic and talk to them if they provide consent. Media members who do not comply may be asked to leave the site.