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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

Posted on: December 7, 2021

Health District clinics to offer all three vaccines

News release from the Virginia Department of Health

Effective immediately, the Virginia Department of Health’s Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer booster shots for all three of the COVID-19 vaccines for all adults at its vaccine clinics.  

The health district will host two vaccination clinics Friday, December 10 and Friday, December 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Ballou Park Recreation Center located at 760 W. Main St.

The booster vaccine can be obtained by anyone 18 and older at least six months from the date of their second mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine or at least two months from the date of their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

All of Pittsylvania-Danville 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.

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. 

Individuals who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster dose may choose which vaccine product they would like to receive as a booster. For those individuals that choose a different product than their primary series, VDH urges you to consult with your doctor or healthcare provider, who can assist you in making the best decision for your own situation.

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 in previous doses.

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

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