Piedmont Well being District to carry mass vaccination occasion for Part 1b

FARMVILLE, VA. The Piedmont Health District is hosting the first of a series of vaccination events on Friday March 5th at Prince Edward Farmville Youth Sport High School.

The closed COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic is in phase 1b for pre-registered people. The COVID-19 vaccine is not available to the public and walk-ins will not be accepted at the event.

“Registration for this event will be based on our pre-registration waiting list for those at highest risk of developing COVID-19 and more severe disease effects, as per the guidelines of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for the Control and Prevention of Prioritize diseases. Said Dr. Sulola Adekoya, Acting Health Director of the Piedmont Health District. “We appreciate everyone’s patience as we work quickly and efficiently to get the vaccine into the arms of our residents. We are planning further vaccination events as soon as possible. “

The Piedmont Health District includes counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward.

Health officials ask people attending the event to follow the three Ws: wear a mask, watch your distance (stay at least three feet apart), and wash your hands. They also ask those who arrive on time wearing “vaccine-ready” clothing with easy access to your upper arm.

Those eligible for the vaccine in phases 1a and 1b can pre-register here or by calling 1-877-VAX-IN-VA.

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