February 17, 2022
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Piedmont Health District Offers Five COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Prince Edward, Buckingham Counties
FARMVILLE, Va. – The Piedmont Health District will offer five additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week in Prince Edward and Buckingham counties. The clinic will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public.
The times and locations of the clinics are:
Monday, February 21 9 to 11 a.m. Farmville Farmer’s Market, 213 North St., Farmville
Monday, February 21 2 to 5:30 p.m. Dollar General, 8255 Patrick Henry Highway, Green Bay
Wednesday, February 23 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Farmville Farmer’s Market, 213 North St., Farmville
Friday, February 25 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Crystal Cathedral, 16764 Oak St., Dillwyn
Friday, February 25 2 to 5:30 p.m. Dollar General, 4814 Penlan Road, New Canton
These clinics are all outdoors. 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.
Individuals who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster dose may choose which vaccine product they would like to receive as a booster. For those individuals that choose a different product than their primary series, the Virginia Department of Health urges you to consult with your doctor or healthcare provider who can assist you in making the best decision for your own situation.
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.
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