Chesterfield, VA – On November 4, vaccination partners of the Chesterfield Health District will offer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.
Because the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has been planning for the expansion of vaccine eligibility and availability, families will have many options for where to get their children the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination sites may include:
Those wishing to get their children vaccinated can make find a vaccine provider and make appointments at vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682). TTY users can call 711. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and more than 100 other languages. We do recommend making an appointment to avoid unnecessary wait times. Walk-ins are available at the Rockwood Community Vaccination Center at 10161 Hull Street Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112.
Everyone 5 years and older is eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and Chesterfield Health District encourages all Virginians to get their vaccination if they have not already done so. For more information on COVID-19 in Virginia, visit vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus.
Visit the Chesterfield Health District's website (https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/chesterfield/) for the latest updates and information. Here you will find the following COVID-19 information and more:
COVID-19 Testing Information
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) provides COVID-19 testing information including who should be tested, how to be tested and the types of tests available. To locate testing sites, view the testing sites map.
Additionally, Chesterfield Health Department holds free testing events each month. Residents who may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as defined by VDH or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are strongly encouraged to attend the free indoor, walk-up testing events. No reservation is necessary.
COVIDWISE is Virginia’s official exposure notifications app that lets you know if you’ve likely been exposed to another COVIDWISE user with a positive COVID-19 test result.
Chesterfield Health District COVID-19 Call Center/Hotline
For general inquiries about COVID-19 or to sign-up to receive the vaccine contact us:
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
After Hours: VDH Hotline 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-275-8343)
Please Note: High Call Volume
Please know that health department staff are working hard to meet the demand. Due to the high volume of calls to the COVID-19 Call Center, wait times are longer than normal. We appreciate your patience.
Also, due to challenges with the vaccine supply chain in the United States, vaccine distribution across the Commonwealth has been significantly reduced. Therefore, please expect wait times of days to weeks between when you sign up to be vaccinated and when you are contacted for an appointment.
Trusted Sources for COVID-19 Information
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have many resources available for citizens to learn more about the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. Please visit these main sites for the most up-to-date information: