Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Roanoke: 1. 1916 Orange Ave NW (540) 981-1366; 2. 2712 Peters Creek Rd (540) 562-2206; 3. 671 Teresa Ln (540) 966-4858; 4. 4488 Electric Rd (540) 989-4448; 5. 5050 Rutgers St NW (540) 362-3806; 6. 3970 Valley Gateway Blvd
Virginia may be the 10th most vaccinated state, but locally, against COVID-19, there’s work to be done
ROANOKE, Va. – A new study finds that Virginia is the 10th most vaccinated state in the country. At the same time, health leaders are sounding the alarm to get more Virginians vaccinated against COVID-19. The first step to getting the vast majority of Americans to take the coronavirus vaccine...
ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is working with his team to determine how to enforce President Joe Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandate. He said this is not the first state mandate for vaccines and the vaccine mandate in government workplaces is going very well. Northam believes this...
It started with 66,000 Hokies fans singing along to “Enter Sandman” in Blacksburg, Virginia, on Friday. It continued with 80,000 Badgers fans dancing to “Jump Around” in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday. And it ended with 79,000 Seminole fans doing the "Tomahawk Chop" in Tallahassee, Florida, on Sunday. It was a...
Count Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam as being in step with President Biden’s new mandate to require vaccine for federal workers and businesses with 100 or more employees. Northam made that remark today as he visited a LEAP Mobile Food market site in Southeast Roanoke City, during “Hunger Action Month.”
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Blue Ridge Health District’s vaccination clinic at Fashion Square has new hours. BRHD tweeted out the following info Tuesday, September 7:. Monday & Thursday - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m. to...
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Want to protect your pooch from a dangerous illness for a low cost? Angels of Assisi will be offering a drive-thru parvo vaccination clinic for dogs of all ages in Roanoke Friday afternoon, no registration necessary. According to the shelter, the clinic will be held from...
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – On Monday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) held a mass vaccination clinic at the Berglund Center in Roanoke — the first since late spring. The clinic was available for those needing their first or second dose of any of the three vaccines. Third dose vaccines were also offered for those who are immunocompromised.
ROANOKE, Va. – The Berglund Center is hosting a vaccination clinic Monday morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone ages 12 and up can stop by and get the shot. The Virginia Health Department will be offering first and second-dose shots of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, as well as the Johnson & Johnson shot. This is one of the first vaccine clinics to be held since the FDA granted full authorization of the Pfizer vaccine.
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Berglund Center is hosting a vaccine clinic Monday, Aug. 30 to anyone 12 and older. First and second doses will be distributed. Third doses are also available for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, such as those receiving cancer treatment or with HIV. The...
ROANOKE, Va. – A handful of lucky people won $200 in downtown Roanoke Friday night. And it’s all because they helped “crush covid”. Eighty people received their first dose of the vaccine on the city market. The local health district partnered with the city to help cover the raffle prizes...
(WFXR) — Two higher education institutions in southwest Virginia — Roanoke College and Virginia Tech — are both reporting high vaccination numbers and low coronavirus case numbers as the 2021-2022 school year gets underway. According to the most recent update to Roanoke College’s coronavirus dashboard, 40 students and five staff...
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has prompted more companies to mandate the shot for employees. WDBJ7 spoke with an employment law expert and visiting professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law about employers’ legal ability to require the shot as a condition of employment.
There continues to be significant news and discussion about the Delta variant in our region and across the country. Here’s what we know:. Our region, as expected, continues to face our Delta surge. We expect this surge to peak locally by the end of the month, then we expect to see declining numbers of new cases throughout September.
ROANOKE, Va. – Newly released data shows Johnson and Johnson vaccine recipients could be next in line for a booster shot. The company says a study found a booster six to eight months after the initial shot yields a significant antibody increase. In fact, the data shows the antibody count may be even higher than after the one-dose vaccine is initially given.
Ballad Health at capacity as COVID-19 cases rise in far-SWVA. Sen. Mark Warner visits Rocky Mount to discuss several important issues. Roanoke City Schools reminds students about mask protocols, possible bus delays as 2021-22 school year kicks off. It's back! Pumpkin Spice Lattes and more return to Starbucks. Internal probe...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) — Virginia Tech will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Thursday. Hokie Wellness and Virginia Tech Emergency Management partnered with the New River Health District to offer the clinic. The clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in New Hall West downstairs training room. All...
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Pfizer’s COVID vaccine has officially received the Food and Drug Administration’s full seal of approval. Officials with the Virginia Department of Health hope Monday’s announcement will pave the way for more people to roll up their sleeves. Dr. Noelle Bissell, the director of the New River...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia Tech’s president released an update on the university’s stance on vaccinations. President Tim Sands says that vaccines are now required for all University employees. Sands went on to say this change is because of the spread of the delta variant, as well as COVID-19 surges, and a rise in hospitalizations in the New River Health District.