Vaccine rollout for 5 to 11 year olds starts tomorrow

Vaccine rollout for 5 to 11 year olds starts tomorrow

(from VDH) Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) will begin providing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 on November 4, 2021 at the Community Vaccination Center (CVC), located at the former Sears location at Valley View Mall, located at 4812 Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, VA 24012. In addition to the CVC, this pediatric COVID-19 vaccine is also available at local pharmacies and some pediatric provider offices. During the initial roll-out of this pediatric vaccine at the CVC, appointments for this age group will be required.

More information on where to find a vaccine is available at https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/roanoke/covid-vaccine/ and https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/ or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and more than 100 other languages.

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