November 19, 2021
Media Contact: Norfolk Health Department Public Information Officer Megan Shearin, Megan.Shearin@vdh.virginia.gov, 757-805-7081
Norfolk Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccines, COVID-19 Tests and Medical Screenings on November 20
NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Department of Public Health announced today it will provide free flu vaccines, COVID-19 tests and medical screenings Saturday, Nov. 20, from 1 – 4 p.m. at the YMCA of Granby, at 2901 Granby Street.
In addition to the free flu vaccines, COVID-19 tests and medical screenings, there will be free food, music, giveaways for kids and other community resources. The first 30 people to receive their flu shots will also receive a gift card. COVID-19 vaccines will not but available at the event. To make a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or vase.vdh.virginia.gov and input “23502” into the zip code search bar to schedule an appointment at the Military Circle Mall Community Vaccination Center in Norfolk, or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1).
The Norfolk fall fest event is presented in partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Coastal Virginia, YMCA of Granby, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Lions Club, Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and Eastern Shore, Norfolk Police Department, Tienda La Botica Hispana, Mi Tierra Mayas Mexican Grill, Lempira Latin Store, Tienda Latina Génesis and Phlebola Services.
CDC guidelines recommend continuing to wear a mask correctly, staying at least six feet from others outside of your household, avoiding poorly ventilated spaces, and washing your hands often.
For any questions, contact the Norfolk COVID-19 hotline: 757-683-2745.
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