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Posted on: September 3, 2021

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE & VACCINATION INFORMATION

COVID19 CH UPDATES

COVID-19 Updates and Vaccination Information


The purpose of this public notice is to provide our community and residents with COVID-19 updates and resources. It is important that residents read this information to better understand the vaccination process and efforts being made to have the vaccines available. The City of Colonial Heights is part of the Chesterfield Health District.  Please understand that the City of Colonial Heights does NOT have the authority to make decisions on vaccine availability and distribution to the general public. For any questions regarding COVID-19 Testing and/or Vaccinations, please read the information below and click on the links that will best assist you. 


UPDATE:SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

COVID-19 PUBLIC NOTICE: Updates and Vaccine Information

• VDH Vaccination information webpage https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/
• CDC COVID-19 Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
• Vaccinate Virginia website: https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/
• Find a vaccine location: https://www.vaccines.gov/

Vaccinate Virginia
(877) VAX-IN-VA
(877) 829-4682
• The call center can help you find available vaccination clinics near you, answer questions about vaccination and other COVID-19 topics, and more.
• The call center is available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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:

  • Vaccination Clinic Cancellations
  • General Vaccination Status information
  • Second Vaccination Dosage Notices
  • Current Vaccination Phase of Chesterfield Health District
  • Upcoming Free COVID-19 Testing EventsVDH Covid-19 vaccination response - City Focus Spring 2021

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

Phone:  804-318-8207

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: 




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