January 22, 2021
Media Contact: Nancy Bell (firstname.lastname@example.org), 540-488-5004
West Piedmont Health District Opens Sign-Up for Phase 1b Vaccine
(MARTINSVILLE) — Beginning Monday, January 25, people in group 1b residing in the West Piedmont Health District (WPHD) may sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. Links for electronic pre-registration will be available on the WPHD web and Facebook pages. Paper copies will be available at the health departments in Rocky Mount, Martinsville and Stuart and public libraries, municipal buildings and chambers of commerce at Smith Mountain Lake and Martinsville. Please wear a mask when entering these facilities.
Detailed definitions of phases and priorities are at www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/.
Electronic pre-registrations are preferred.
Those who sign up will be contacted individually for an appointment as soon as vaccines are available, and one or more mass vaccination events will be held by the West Piedmont Health District or one of its partners. These events will be communicated to the public through social media, on the WPHD website and via the media.
NOTE: A link to the electronic survey will be sent to you by email Monday morning. Please share liberally.