Late final week, the Virginia Division of Well being’s Rappahannock-Rapidan Well being District introduced it might start to vaccinate individuals in Part 2 Monday, April 5, whereas persevering with to vaccinate anybody in Phases 1A, 1B, and 1C who registers to obtain it.
Whereas vaccine provide is rising, it stays restricted. Well being officers inspired residents within the district to be affected person as they proceed to succeed in out to essentially the most at-risk and underserved, whereas providing vaccines to every one who wishes it as quickly as attainable.
Part 2 may be very simple: all individuals age 16 and older (for Pfizer vaccine) and 18 and older (for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) are actually eligible to obtain COVID-19 vaccine. All phases are recognized intimately at www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/.
“We’re excited to be increasing vaccination alternatives to the vast majority of our inhabitants,” mentioned Dr. Colin Greene, performing director of the Rappahannnock-Rapidan Well being District. “Please perceive that we are going to nonetheless e-book the aged and most at-risk first. Everybody who lives or works in Virginia is inspired to enroll on the state pre-registration listing, to facilitate organising a vaccine appointment.”
Vaccines can be found by pre-registration and appointment. To pre-register, or to replace your pre-registration file, go to www.vaccinate.virginia.gov or name 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682). English- and Spanish-speaking operators can be found. Translation providers additionally can be found, in additional than 100 languages. For TTY, dial 7-1-1.