Fluvanna County first responders receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Fluvanna County first responders receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Blue Ridge Health District (BRHD) is continuing its rollout of vaccines in phase 1A.

On Monday, Januarly 11, Fluvanna County first responders received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic set up in Fluvanna County. It was the first time a clinic had been set up by the health district in the county.

Putnam Ivey De Cortez with the BRHD says the health district is planning to expand vaccination sites into other localities around the district.

“We’ve started vaccinating phase 1A in Charlottesville, but this is really exciting because it’s the first time that we’re going to be out in Fluvanna, and our plan is to be in Charlottesville but also around the other localities in our health district as well,” Ivey De Cortez said.

The Blue Ridge Health District plans on being in Charlottesville weekly and in Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson counties every other week to continue to distribute the vaccine.

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