March 9, 2022
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Piedmont Health District Reschedules COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Charlotte County
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Va. – The Piedmont Health District is rescheduling the free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Bacon District Elementary School, located at 840 Bacon School Road in Saxe, due to a scheduling conflict. Originally scheduled for Thursday, March 10, the clinic will now be held on Monday, March 14 from 8 to 11 a.m.
The clinic will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. This clinic will be held outdoors so please dress appropriately for the weather.
Walk-ins are welcome, but to make an appointment, visit vase.vdh.virginia.gov/ or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1). English- and Spanish-speaking operators are available. Translation services are also available in more than 100 languages. Individuals with an appointment should arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the appointment time.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone 5 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18. The Moderna vaccine is available for anyone 18 and older.
The Pfizer BioNTech booster vaccine can be obtained by anyone 12 and older at least five months from the date of their second mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine or at least two months from the date of their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
The Moderna booster vaccine can be obtained by anyone 18 and older at least five months from the date of their second mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine or at least two months from the date of their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Individuals who are moderately or severely compromised and have completed a primary series of an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) are recommended to receive an mRNA booster dose three months after the last primary dose. Individuals who are moderately or severely compromised and have received a single Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should receive an additional dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine 28 days later and one booster dose two months later for a total of three doses. Individuals who have completed a primary series of three mRNA doses should receive an mRNA booster dose for a total of four doses.
If you are coming for your second, third or booster dose, please bring your vaccine card to confirm the date and type of vaccine you received in previous doses. To get a copy of your vaccine record with QR code, visit the Vaccination Record Request Portal.
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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