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Updated March 4, 2021

  • The New River Valley Health Department has received 5,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, in addition to its allocation of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. Half of the new vaccine will go to pharmacies and partners for patients aged 65 and older. Half is for frontline essential workers in Phase 1b and those in 1a and high-priority 1b who waited specifically for the one-dose vaccine.

  • Past due for your second dose? If you received your first dose from the New River Health District or a pharmacy partner, come to Blue Ridge Church in Christianburg Monday - Friday this week between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. If you received your first dose from a pharmacy partner, check with that pharmacy first.

  • Centralized statewide pre-registration system is live at Are you pre-registered but can’t find your information in the state's system? Data are still migrating from previous systems. There is no need to pre-register again.

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