VDH Closes Regional Community Vaccination Center in Norfolk
(Norfolk, Va.)— The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) today announced that the Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at the Military Circle Mall in Norfolk will close next week on Friday, March 25. Across the Commonwealth, the VDH CVCs have administered more than 330,000 COVID-19 vaccines since they opened in early October 2021. The CVC is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on Sunday and Monday.
- Appointments for vaccination for this final week are encouraged but not required. To make an appointment, visit Norfolk/VAB and input “23502” into the zip code search bar to schedule an appointment at the MCM vaccination center, or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1). The Norfolk COVID-19 hotline (757) 683-2745 can also assist with general questions or scheduling appointments.
- Those who have an appointment should plan to arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the appointment time. Anyone who has received a prior COVID-19 vaccine should bring their vaccine card or their vaccine record with a QR code. Those under 18 years of age require the presence of a parent or guardian.
The Norfolk Health Department will continue to use the Military Circle site after the CVC closure, providing FREE COVID-19 vaccinations two days a week. Vaccines will be offered on Tuesday from 2 – 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 5. There will be no appointments scheduled. This will be walk-in only.
Nearly 92 percent of adults in Virginia have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine with nearly 82 percent fully vaccinated. Nearly 72 percent of all Virginians have been fully vaccinated. About 15.3 million doses of vaccine have been administered across the Commonwealth since vaccines became available.
Virginians who are unvaccinated remain at high risk of severe illness and hospitalization due to COVID-19. VDH recommends individuals who are 12 and older receive booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
To find a vaccine event near you, contact or check the website of your local health department; to schedule a vaccine appointment at a pharmacy or other location, 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.