Petersburg hosting two walk-up vaccination clinics this week


Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The City of Petersburg will be hosting two COVID-19 vaccination events with on-site registration. People will be able to attend either clinic on a first come, first served basis.

The first of the two events is scheduled for Tuesday at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Halifax Street. City of Petersburg residents eligible under any part of Phase 1 will be able to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Residents will register for their shot when they arrive onsite and be given an appointment to receive their shot based on their eligibility and the supply of vaccines.

The second event is for Wednesday afternoon at Crater Square on S. Crater Road. Between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. anyone in Petersburg over the age of 18 will be able to register at the event and get their COVID-19 vaccine.

The shots at the Crater Square event will be provided by a mobile vaccine clinic.

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