Free community vaccination, booster event to come to Newport News Thursday

Posted at 10:07 AM, Jan 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-05 10:07:33-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A COVID-19 vaccination and booster event is coming to the Newport News community Thursday.

Southeastern Virginia Health System is hosting a free community COVID-19 vaccination and booster event on Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at Warwick Boulevard Physicians, 9294 Warwick Boulevard.

The Pfizer vaccine will be available for children ages 5-years-old to 11-years-old. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters will be available for adults.

The first vaccine shot will also be available for those that need it. The event is free and open to the public.

Masks are required to enter. No appointment is needed to receive a vaccine and one does not have to be a patient of Southeastern Virginia Health System.