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TYSONS, VA – Two COVID-19 vaccination sites in Fairfax County are scheduled to close this week, the Fairfax County Health Department announced.
The Community Immunization Center at the former Lord & Taylor store in Tysons Corner Corner will close at 4pm on Friday March 25. The Virginia Department of Health site has provided about 58,000 vaccine doses since it opened in October 2021.
The downtown Springfield vaccination site will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. Hours for the final two days will be noon to 4 p.m. on March 26 and 27. The site is operated by the Fairfax County Health Department’s High-Risk Communities Task Force. , Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers and Safeway Pharmacy.
COVID-19 vaccines remain available at the Fairfax County Government Center and the Hyland South County Government Center. Walk-ins are open Mondays and Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Fairfax County Government site clinic is also open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. pm Pop-up clinics continue to be programmed in Fairfax County at places of worship, schools, businesses and special events.
Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu, director of the Fairfax County Health Department, urges eligible residents to get vaccinated or receive a booster shot. COVID-19 vaccines can be given to anyone aged 5 and over, while boosters are available for those aged 12 and over.
“COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective in protecting against severe illness, hospitalizations and death,” Addo-Ayensu said in a statement. “Keeping up to date with vaccinations and continuing to adhere to multi-level prevention practices is important to protect yourself and others.”
Other vaccination locations can be found at www.vaccines.gov.