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Pittsylvania/Danville Health District now offering booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines

The booster shots will be available at three mobile vaccination clinics in the district

(May-Ying Lam For The Texas Tribune)

DANVILLE, Va. – Booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines are now available at three mobile vaccination clinics in the Pittsylvania/Danville Health District.

In order to receive a booster vaccine, individuals must wait at least six months from the date of their second mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine or at least two months from the date of their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

According to CDC guidance, those eligible for the booster shot include:

  • Certain individuals who completed the mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) primary series at least six months ago:
  • All individuals aged 18 years or older who received the Johnson & Johnson primary vaccine dose at least two months ago.

Individuals will be able to choose which vaccine product they would like to receive, whether that be Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. VDH urges that individuals consult with their doctor or health care provider to make that decision.

In addition, the Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson and Johnson will also be available for anyone 18 and older. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to anyone 12 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 18.

The COVID-19 vaccines and boosters will be available at the following clinics:

  • Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m:  640 Rescue Station, 1604 Riceville Road, Java
  • Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m: Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services, 245 Hairston Street, Danville. [NOTE: This location is for employees only, according to the Pittsylvania/Danville Health Department]
  • Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to noon: Three Arc Family Life, 427 E. Thomas Street, Danville

To make an appointment, click here or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1). Walk-in appointments are also available.

Those coming for their booster shot should bring their vaccine card and arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time.

About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.