Piedmont Health District expands COVID-19 vaccination to Phase 1c recipients starting Monday


Healthcare volunteer Melissa Lowry prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at a regional vaccination site, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Wakefield, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

FARMVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Starting Monday, April 5, VDH’s Piedmont Health District (PHD) is moving into Phase 1c COVID-19 vaccinations. In our area, Charlotte County is included in the district.

PHD is continuing to prioritize vaccinations for anyone in Phase 1a and 1b who registers to receive the vaccination.

“While we will continue to give preference to 1a and 1b individuals, we are pleased to expand vaccination eligibility to other essential workers in our district.”

Dr. Sulola Adekoya, Acting Director of the Piedmont Health District

Phase 1c further expands vaccinations to other essential workers including those in the following industries: energy, water, wastewater and waste removal, housing and construction, food service, transportation and logistics, faculty and staff of higher education institutions, finance, information technology and communication, media, legal services, public safety, other public health workers, barbers, stylists and hairdressers.

For more information about all phases, click here.

If you have not yet done so, you are urged to pre-register for your vaccine online or by calling 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682).

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