FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2022
Cindy Clayton, VDH PIO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Department of Health To Close Some Vaccination and Testing Centers Monday, Others To Delay Opening Due to Weather
(RICHMOND, Va.) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is closing some vaccination and testing centers and will delay the opening of others on Monday, January 17, 2022 due to inclement weather. Centers in two cities will remain open.
The Community Vaccination Centers (CVCs) in Charlottesville and Roanoke will be closed Monday, January 17 along with the Community Testing Center (CTC) in Charlottesville.
The centers in Chesterfield, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Henrico (Richmond) and Prince William will open at noon on Monday and close at the usual time. Chesterfield, Fredericksburg and Roanoke do not yet have testing centers.
The CVCs and CTCs in Norfolk and Newport News will be open Monday with regular hours.
VDH closed its Community Testing Centers (CTCs) on Sunday, January 16, with the safety of the public and staff in mind.
All vaccination and testing centers are expected to be open on Tuesday.
Individuals who need to reschedule a testing appointment can do so at vase.vdh.virginia.gov/testingappointments.
To find a vaccine or an appointment at a CVC or another location near you, 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 at CVCs, but appointments are encouraged to avoid extended wait times.