CVS expanding Virginia vaccination locations from 28 to 36

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*CVS later updated their vaccine plan, the most recent information can be found here: https://www.wric.com/health/coronavirus/cvs-updates-plans-to-administer-vaccines-in-virginia/

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — CVS is adding even more vaccination sites at pharmacies in Virginia after reevaluating the number of vaccines they will have to distribute in the Commonwealth. Instead of 28 CVS pharmacies offering COVID-19 vaccines, there will now be 36 locations administering shots.

Virginians can start getting vaccinated at CVS as early as Tuesday, Feb. 9. Eligibility for the vaccine is determined based on state criteria. Currently, in the commonwealth people who fall under the following groups can receive a vaccine:

Phase 1a:

  • Healthcare personnel
  • Residents of long-term care facilities

Phase 1b:

  • Frontline essential workers
  • People ages 65 and older
  • People ages 16-64 with an underlying medical condition
  • People living in correctional facilities, homeless shelters and migrant labor camps

In order to get vaccinated at a CVS location, you must sign up using their appointment scheduler on CVS.com.

Vaccines will be available at pharmacies in the following locations:

ABINGDON
ALEXANDRIA
ARLINGTON
BEDFORD
BLACKSBURG
CHARLOTTESVILLE
CHATHAM
CHESAPEAKE
DANVILLE
DUBLIN
FAIRFAX
FREDERICKSBURG
GAINESVILLE
HAMPTON
HARRISONBURG
LEESBURG
LYNCHBURG
MARTINSVILLE
MECHANICSVILLE
MIDLOTHIAN
NEWPORT NEWS
NORFOLK
PORTSMOUTH
RICHMOND
ROANOKE
ROCKY MOUNT
STAFFORD
SUFFOLK
VIRGINIA BEACH
WARRENTON
WILLIAMSBURG
WINCHESTER
WOODSTOCK

*CVS later updated their vaccine plan, the most recent information can be found here: https://www.wric.com/health/coronavirus/cvs-updates-plans-to-administer-vaccines-in-virginia/

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