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Walmart, VDH to conduct vaccine clinics in Piedmont Health District

Birmingham City Councilman, Hunter Williams, said Walmart made the announcement Tuesday...
Birmingham City Councilman, Hunter Williams, said Walmart made the announcement Tuesday afternoon that 16 more Walmarts in the Birmingham area would start administering COVID-19 vaccines over the next several weeks.(WBRC)
Updated: Mar. 8, 2021 at 11:31 AM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Walmart and the Virginia Department of Health will be hosting closed COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

The vaccine clinics, which are not public events, will be held on March 10 and March 11 at an off-site location at 2750 Layne Street, Farmville.

The clinics are for pre-registered patients in Phase 1b. The vaccine is not available to the general public.

Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Walmart is coordinating with Piedmont Health District to call patients on the pre-registration list and schedule appointments for vaccination.

VDH is asking those eligible to respond to the phone calls.

The call center will call people who have pre-registered through their local health department or the state’s vaccine registration system beginning March 8 to schedule the vaccination appointments. Please make sure you answer your phone.

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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