Today’s the last day to get vaccinated at the Richmond Raceway


HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) – Thursday, May 27 marks the final day Richmond and Henrico residents can get a COVID-19 vaccine at the Richmond Raceway.

Residents can walk-up to get the Pfizer shot anytime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. An appointment is not required.

Residents who get their first dose at the raceway can expect help setting up a second dose appointment at a different location.

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Since opening in January, the mass vaccine sites has administered hundreds of thousands of doses of the shot. After a mad dash to get the vaccine when roll out first began, county leaders say demand for the shot is dropping prompting mass vaccine sites to close.

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While the site may be closing, the Richmond and Henrico Health District has a number of other clinics still up and running:

  • Thursday, 5/27 from 12-5 p.m.: St. Thomas Food Pantry, Moderna Dose 2
  • Thursday, 5/27 from 12-4 p.m.: Islamic Center of Henrico & Masjid Al-Falah, Pfizer
  • Every Friday from 11-3 through 6/11: Virginia union University, Pfizer
  • Every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. through 7/28: George Wythe High School, Pfizer/J&J

Eligible residents can also schedule a vaccination at one of the Health District’s events on the VAMS website or by calling the call center at (804) 205-3501, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. also has lists of pharmacies offering the shot near you.

For a full list of clinics, click here.

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