Virginia Beach Health Department to Host Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday August 21

Friday, August 20, 2021

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Aug. 21 from noon until 4 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 395 Old Great Neck Road.

Available vaccines include Johnson & Johnson (one dose), and the first and second doses of Moderna and Pfizer. Third doses are also available, as directed by the CDC, for those individuals who are immunocompromised. This includes people who have received an organ transplant, who are actively being treated for cancer, who have HIV, or are receiving any other treatment that affects their immune system. It is recommended that individuals who believe they may be eligible for the third dose should consult their physician or refer to CDC guidelines.

www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html

Appointments for Saturday are encouraged, however, walk-ins will be accepted. Children under 18 will receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Visit the link below to schedule your appointment time.
vaccineappointments.virginia.gov/appointment/en/reg/9612608529

The Delta variant is dominant in Virginia, driving an increase in COVID-19 cases. Vaccines are our best defense, drastically reducing the risk of infection and hospitalization.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Vaccines for COVID-19" page www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html

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