Current Phases 1a & 1b

Current Phases & What You Need to Know

The Norfolk Department of Public Health is vaccinating the following priority groups:

Phase 1a includes health care workers and residents in long term care facilities.

Phase 1b is the second group eligible to receive the vaccine. If you fall in any of the groups below, please be sure to preregister using the online form.  If you need assistance filling the form online, call 664-SHOT.

We are starting to vaccinate the following groups within Phase 1b:

  • Police, Fire, and Hazmat
  • Childcare/K-12 Faculty/Staff (public and private) and childcare providers
  • Anyone ages 65 and older

Once the groups above are vaccinated, we will expand our vaccination efforts to the groups below: 

  • Individuals 16-64 years with high-risk medical conditions
  • Food and Agriculture (including veterinarians)
  • Manufacturing
  • Grocery store workers
  • Public transit workers and Mail carriers (USPS and private)
  • Officials needed to maintain continuity of government (including judges and public facing judicial workers)
  • People working in correctional facilities, homeless shelters and migrant labor camps

COVID Vaccine Phases