January 20, 2022
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Piedmont Health District Offers Four Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Prince Edward, Nottoway and Buckingham Counties
FARMVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District will offer four additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week in Prince Edward, Nottoway and Buckingham counties.
The clinics will be held at:
Monday, January 24 noon to 3 p.m. Buckingham County Community Center, 16266 N. James Madison Highway, Dillwyn
Tuesday, January 25 2 to 5 p.m. Piedmont Senior Resources,1413 S. Main St., Farmville
Wednesday, January 26 3 to 6 p.m. Blackstone Volunteer Fire Department, 318 Church St., Blackstone
Thursday, January 27 2 to 5 p.m. Farmville United Methodist Church, 212 High St., Farmville
The clinics will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses 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. Additionally, 5 to 11-year-old vaccine recipients who are moderately or severely immunocompromised are eligible to receive a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 28 days after the second dose. 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 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.
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 also are available in more than 100 languages. Individuals with an appointment should arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the appointment time.
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, VDH 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.
The Farmville and Blackstone clinics are being held outside. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
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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