January 27, 2022
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Chesterfield Health District’s Rockwood Vaccination Clinic Announces Closings Friday, Saturday Due to Potential Inclement Weather
CHESTERFIELD, Va. – The Chesterfield Health District announced that the Rockwood Vaccination Clinic will close early at 4 p.m. Friday January 28 and will remain closed Saturday, January 29 due to the potential inclement weather.
The Rockwood Vaccination Clinic, located in the Rockwood Shopping Center at 10161 Hull Street Road in Midlothian, will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, with the last appointment at 3:30 p.m. The clinic will remain closed the rest of the weekend and return to normal hours Monday, January 31.
Individuals with appointments during those times will be contacted by the Virginia Department of Health to reschedule. Regular hours are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last appointment at 5:30 p.m.
The Rockwood Vaccination Clinic offers first, second, and additional primary COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. The Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson are available for anyone 18 and older. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone 5 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18.
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 or Johnson & Johnson booster vaccine can be obtained by anyone 18 and older at least six 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.
To make an appointment or reschedule, 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. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged, especially for children, to reduce wait times. Individuals with an appointment should plan to arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the appointment time.
The Chesterfield Community Testing Center (CTC), located at 10300 Courthouse Rd., is not scheduled to be open Friday or Saturday. The CTC operates by appointment only Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the last appointment scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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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