COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for early December in Danville

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A vial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine ready for use during the pilot project of pop up vaccination drive ‘Vaxi Taxi’ in Kilburn, London, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. The pilot scheme, funded by the Covid Crisis Rescue Foundation, aims to help ferry supplies and patients to temporary clinics set up in faith and community centres across the capital. People don’t even need to leave the backseat if they didn’t want to in order to receive their inoculation. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will conduct a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Dec. 4 at Averett University.

According to the health district, the event will take place at the university’s North Main Campus — located at 707 Mount Cross Road in Danville — between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Dec. 4.

The clinic will offer first and second doses as well as primary and booster doses for free.

Vaccines offered to those age 18 and older will be the Moderna and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson. The Pfizer vaccine is available for anyone age five and older, though a parent must accompany anyone under the age of 18.

You are asked to register in advance by clicking here.

For additional assistance, you can call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682). TTY users call 711. English and Spanish-speaking operators are available as well as translation services in more than 100 languages.

Appointments are highly recommended for children’s vaccines; however, walk-ins are also welcome.

Those who schedule an appointment should arrive no earlier than 20 minutes before their appointment time.

Parents can click here to view tips on talking to their child about what to expect.

Booster vaccines are available to those 18 and older who have received their full vaccines. Those who received their Pfizer or Moderna vaccines within six months from the date of their second vaccine or for those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine within two months from their initial dose may receive a booster.

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