March 8, 2022
Media Contact: Caitlin.Hodge@vdh.virginia.gov
Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Sending Texts/Calls to Remind Virginians of Their Eligibility for Boosters Against COVID-19
(RICHMOND, Va.) — The Chickahominy Health District is sending text and voice messages to residents in the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, and New Kent to remind them they are eligible for booster shots against COVID-19.
The texts/calls are just one more way VDH is reaching out to let Virginians know they can get a free booster dose of vaccine at many locations around the state.
The message will read: “Virginia Department of Health records indicate you or a member of your family are eligible for a Booster COVID-19 vaccine. To request an appointment visit: https://tinyurl.com/vaxCHD or call 804-365-3240.
Los archivos del Departamento de Salud de Virginia indican que usted o un miembro de su familia son elegibles para la dosis de refuerzo de la vacuna contra el COVID-19. Para programar una cita visite: https://tinyurl.com/vaxCHD o llame al 804-365-3240.”
Individuals do not need to wait for this notification to get a vaccine booster.
If you believe that you received a booster vaccine message in error, please contact the VDH central call center for a review of your or your family member’s record to make sure it is up to date. 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.
Also, Community Vaccination Centers (CVCs) are also operating in our area and walk-ins are welcome at CVCs (with most being open from 8am-5pm), but appointments are encourage and can be made online: https://vase.vdh.virginia.gov/.
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