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Piedmont Health District to open mobile vaccination clinics

Pharmacies have become a central vaccine provider for more rural areas across the state.
Pharmacies have become a central vaccine provider for more rural areas across the state.(WIS)
Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 3:44 PM EDT
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FARMVILLE, Va. (WWBT) - The Piedmont Health District is set to open mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics to help serve rural and underserved areas.

The mobile clinics are in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and other partners.

“These mobile clinics are designed to reach unvaccinated Virginians at times and places that are closer and more convenient,” said Dr. Sulola Adekoya, acting director of the Piedmont Health District.

The mobile clinics will be able to give up to 250 vaccines per day.

The one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be administered to Virginians ages 18 and older.

Clinic sites will be determined on the need, available data and health district requests.

No registration will be needed.

Here is the list of locations and times:

Wednesday, May 19

5 to 8 p.m.

Spring Hill Baptist Church - 403 Spring Hill Blackstone, VA 23824

Thursday, May 20

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Crenshaw United Methodist Church - 200 Church St. Blackstone, VA 23824

6 to 9 p.m.

Crew Baptist Church - 400 E Virginia Ave. Crewe, VA 23930

Friday, May 21

6 to 9 p.m.

Old Burkeville Primary School - 507 Miller Street Burkeville, VA 23922

Saturday, May 22

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meherrin Fire & Rescue - 102 Moores Ordinary Road Meherrin, VA 23954

2 to 5 p.m.

Virso Community Center - 688 Virso Road Meherrin, VA 23954

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

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