COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned for Saturday at the Danville Mall


FILE – In this March 19, 2021, file photo, a nurse fills a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo. The COVID-19 infections among the New York Yankees team and staff underscore that coronavirus infections are possible even after vaccination. One player, three coaches and four staff members have tested positive since Sunday, May 9, 2021. All eight were vaccinated in April or March. Only one developed any symptoms. No vaccine works 100% of the time, so sometimes vaccinated people get infected or even sick. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Pittsylvania/Danville Health District, with support of local COVID-19 response partners, will be holding a vaccination clinic on Saturday morning.

The clinic — which is set to take place at the former JCPenney at the Danville Mall between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, June 12 — will dispense the first and second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for anyone age 12 and up.

Anyone attending the clinic, who is under the age of 18, must have parental consent and/or be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or someone acting in the place of a guardian.

Second dose vaccines will be given to those who have already received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on or before Saturday, May 22.

If you are coming for your second dose, please bring your vaccination card or record that shows the date that you received your first dose.

Walk-ins are welcome at this event, or you may reserve a time for your first vaccine by clicking here.

Everyone attending will be required to wear a face mask, as well as a shirt that allows easy access to the upper arm.

If you cannot make Saturday’s event and you still wish to receive a vaccine, click here for additional information on locations dispensing COVID-19 vaccines.

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