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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Military Circle Mall Site Continues Free COVID-19 Vaccinations, Testing Week of September 27

(Norfolk-Va.)  The Health Districts of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake remain in partnership and are pleased to continue offering FREE COVID-19 vaccinations and testing at the Military Circle Mall (MCM) located at 880 N. Military Highway, NorfolkThe regional effort is in coordination with the City of Norfolk

 

Individuals from across the Hampton Roads area continue to access the regional Military Circle Mall site for vaccination and testing,” said Dr. Parham Jaberi, acting health director for Norfolk and Portsmouth Health Departments. He shared, “265 individuals presented for vaccinations on Tuesday (9/21), 52 on Wednesday (9/22) and 104 on Thursday (9/23).” Testing demand remains steady at the MCM; Dr. Jaberi reports “106 individuals were tested on Monday (9/20).

 

Dr. Jaberi shared with the final approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday for the distribution of Pfizer-BioNTech booster to older Americans and other high-risk populations, the health districts anticipate demand for vaccines to increase and are prepared to vaccinate all eligible Virginians.  The Virginia Department of Health is planning on the possible expansion of operations this fall at the Military Circle Mall site to meet community vaccination needs. 

 

 

FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION clinics at the MCM will be held next week as follows:

• Tuesday, September 28from to 6 p.m.
• Wednesday September 29from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, September 30from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vaccines are available for individuals ages 12 and up.  Children 12-17 are authorized for the Pfizer vaccine only. Anyone under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian accompanying them in order to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  Walk-ins will be accepted, but advanced registration is encouraged. Those who would like to register for a specific time should visit the links below

 

September 28from 2 to 6 p.m.

https://vaccineappointments.virginia.gov/appointment/en/reg/2077891659

 

September 29from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

https://vaccineappointments.virginia.gov/appointment/en/reg/9255801629

 

September 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

https://vaccineappointments.virginia.gov/appointment/en/reg/7596208129

 

 

FREE COVID-19 TESTING at the MCM will be held Monday,September 27from 2 to 6 p.m.  Testing is available for ages 3 and up.  Minors must also be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  No registration is needed. Just walk right in. PCR testing only. Rapid testing is not available. 

 

Masks are required while attending the vaccination and testing clinicsat the Military Circle Mall. Please also bring identification (ID) with you; accommodations may be made for those without an ID.  For those who are seeking a second or third dose, please be sure to bring your COVID-19 vaccination record card. If you have misplaced or lost your card, you may visit: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ to request a new record. Click on the highlighted box on the left of the page.

 

For any questions, please contact the Norfolk COVID-19 hotline: (757) 683-2745.

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