August 3, 2021
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Piedmont Health District Hosts COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Nottoway
(CREWE, Va.) — The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District is hosting a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Nottoway County on Tuesday, August 10 from 1 to 5 p.m.
“Get vaccinated now to protect yourself and your community against the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant,” said Dr. Sulola Adekoya, acting director of the Piedmont Health District. “We are in a race against time to increase vaccination coverage before new variants emerge.”
This one-time clinic, located at Nottoway High School at 5267 Old Nottoway Road, will offer free to the public the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 12 and older and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 and older. No appointments are needed and walk-ups are welcomed. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18.
New CDC guidelines recommend continuing to wear a mask correctly, stay at least six feet from others outside of your household, avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, and wash your hands often.
To find a vaccination site near you, please visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or www.vaccines.gov/. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, its safety and answers to frequently asked questions at VDH’s website and CDC’s website.
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