FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2021
Media Contact: Brookie Crawford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Piedmont Health District Hosts COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Keysville
(KEYSVILLE, Va.) -- The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District is hosting a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Keysville on Friday, October 1 from noon to 4 p.m.
This one-time clinic will be located at Southside Virginia Community College, located at 200 Daniel Road. The clinic will offer all the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. The Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson are available for anyone 18 and older. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone 12 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18.
Register in advance at vase.vdh.virginia.gov/. Walk-ups are also welcome. This clinic will only offer first and second doses of the vaccine. Booster shots will not be available.
New CDC guidelines recommend continuing to wear a mask correctly, staying at least six feet from others outside of your household, avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, and washing your hands often.
To find a vaccination site near you, please visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or www.vaccines.gov/. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, its safety and answers to frequently asked questions at VDH’s website and CDC’s website.
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News media access to this vaccination site is available ONLY by advance request and appointment. Access will be escorted for the purposes of limited photography and videography from a distance. These measures are necessary to ensure patient privacy and operational security.
For more information and to request news media access, contact Emergency Coordinator Chris Thompson at (434) 392-3984, ext. 101 or email@example.com .