Piedmont Health District

Buckingham County Health Department is experiencing telephone problems and has not been receiving incoming calls on their normal 4244 office number. They can be reached at 434-439-3190 until further notice.
We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused our residents and are working diligently to get this resolved.

To make an appointment, visit vase.vdh.virginia.gov. If you have any trouble registering or need additional assistance, please 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.

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 and previous doses.

All of Piedmont Health District’s clinics 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. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18.

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, its safety and answers to frequently asked questions at VDH’s website and CDC’s website.

Our mission is to achieve and maintain optimum personal and community health.

Maria Almond, MD MPH, District Health Director

111 South Street, First Floor, Farmville, VA 23901, (434) 392-3984

Virginia COVID Information Center

1-877-VAX-IN-VA • Mon-Fri 8am-6pm


For a listing of available testing sites, visit:

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My Local Health Department:

Amelia • Buckingham • Charlotte • Cumberland
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We offer all 3 types of vaccines.
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Pharmacies offer different vaccines.
Please contact them directly for more information.
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All COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States are effective against COVID-19, including serious outcomes of severe disease, hospitalization, and death.

Available evidence suggests the currently authorized mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) are highly effective against hospitalization and death for a variety of strains, including Alpha (B.1.1.7), Beta (B.1.351), Gamma (P.1), and Delta (B.1.617.2); data suggest lower effectiveness against confirmed infection and symptomatic disease caused by the Beta, Gamma, and Delta variants compared with the ancestral strain and Alpha variant. Ongoing monitoring of vaccine effectiveness against variants is needed.

A growing body of evidence indicates that people fully vaccinated with an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) are less likely than unvaccinated persons to acquire SARS-CoV-2 or to transmit it to others. However, the risk for SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection in fully vaccinated people cannot be completely eliminated as long as there is continued community transmission of the virus.

Studies are underway to learn more about the effectiveness of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine.

At this time, there is limited data on vaccine effectiveness in people who are immunocompromised. People with immunocompromising conditions, including those taking immunosuppressive medications, should discuss the need for personal protective measures after vaccination with their healthcare provider.


Click here for VDH's frequently asked questions: www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-faq/



You may or may not be contacted by the health department if you test positive or are a close contact to someone who tested positive. The resources below are meant to help you follow public health guidance to stop the spread of the virus and protect our community.

VDH ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE INFOGRAPHIC provides information on what is a close contact and when it is safe to be around others if you must isolate or quarantine.

HOW TO NOTIFY YOUR CLOSE CONTACTS use this tool to determine who your close contacts are and notify them as soon as possible.

LIVING WITH SOMEONE WITH COVID-19 provides information if someone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms or has recently tested positive for COVID-19, but is not sick enough to need a hospital.

VDH TESTING SITE LOCATOR helps you locate a COVID testing site near you. We do not do COVID testing at our health department locations.


For the most up-to-date information, please visit:
VDH-Virginia COVID-19 info


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