September 30, 2021
Media Contact: Community Outreach Director Sean Johnson, Sean.Johnson@vdh.virginia.gov
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO OPEN COMMUNITY VACCINATION CENTER FOR BOOSTER SHOTS
Appointments being taken for the former Gander Mountain Store
(Prince William Health District, Prince William, VA)— Today, the Virginia Department Health (VDH) announced that Virginia’s Community Vaccination Clinic (CVC) will open Thursday, Oct.7 at the former Gander Mountain store, 14011 Worth Avenue, Woodbridge, VA 22192. Virginians who are eligible are invited to make an appointment for a free booster vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
The former Gander Mountain store, previously used as a CVC in the spring, will have appointments from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays.
To find an appointment, visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1). Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and more than 100 other languages.
Individuals who also need to receive their first or second dose, and those who are immunosuppressed and need a third dose may receive them at no cost at the Prince William Health District CVC site.
Those who have an appointment should keep the following in mind before arrival for your appointment. Please plan to arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to your appointment time. You will not be allowed in early to receive your vaccine.
Bring your COVID-19 vaccine card or vaccine record with QR code. If you need a copy of your vaccine record, visit vaccinate.virginia.gov.
Vaccination remains the best way to end the pandemic and unvaccinated individuals are at the highest risk of severe illness due to COVID-19. Everyone 12 or older who lives or works in Virginia is eligible to be vaccinated. To learn more about COVID-19, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-in-virginia/.
NOTE: Members of the media are not permitted inside the CVCs when patients are present. Media may be allowed inside during press events or tours before or after hours and must be escorted by a Public Information Officer (PIO) or other approved staff member. Arrangements must be made 24 hours ahead of time with the Local Health District PIO. No exceptions will be made.
Members of the media may respectfully approach attendees outside of the facility and talk to them if they provide consent. Media members who do not comply may be asked to leave the site.