Virginia Beach Health Department to Host Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday Nov. 3

Monday, November 01, 2021

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at New Light Baptist Church, 5549 Indian River Road.

Those 12-18 years old will be offered the Pfizer vaccine and will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Adults will have the option of either the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

For individuals who received a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:

Booster shots are also recommended for those who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, are 18 and older, and were vaccinated two or more months ago.

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC's recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots, however, it is recommended you discuss mixing doses with your primary care physician.

All vaccines continue to be highly effective at reducing the risk of serious illness, hospitalization or death, even with the Delta variant. Vaccination continues to be the best way to stop the spread of the virus.

Appointments for Wednesday are encouraged; however, walk-ins will be accepted. Visit the links below to schedule your appointment time.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 4:30-6:30 p.m. | New Light Baptist Church, 5549 Indian River Road

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

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NOTE: Members of the media are not permitted inside the clinic when patients are present. Members of the media may respectfully approach clinic patients outside of the clinic and talk to them if they provide consent. Media members who do not comply may be asked to leave the site. Interview requests should be sent to beth.boutot@vdh.virginia.gov at least 24 hours in advance, when possible.


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