Events

Riverside Health system is proud to be hosting several free vaccination events throughout the region in order to further promote both flu and COVID-19 vaccination. At these clinics, residents will be able to receive the flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time, with one in each arm. The clinics will feature free drive-thru and walk-up vaccinations for those ages 12 and over. To receive second or third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, you must show proof of prior vaccination. Additionally, under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), COVID-19 booster shots are currently available to those 65 and older and those at risk of severe illness, including healthcare workers. Those who are eligible may be administered a single Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster dose at least six months after the first two doses to provide additional immunity with proof of prior vaccination. As soon as Riverside has more information regarding approval of COVID-19 booster shots for other individuals, we will provide an update. These vaccination events will only offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Please review our guidelines below before you attend. While supplies last. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines only. No testing will be done on site.

Schedule

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Drive-Thru Clinic
Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg
1500 Commonwealth Ave. in Williamsburg

Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Drive-Thru Clinic
Riverside Cancer Care Center (on the campus of Riverside Regional Medical Center)
12100 Warwick Blvd. in Newport News

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Drive-Thru Clinic
Riverside Family Medicine at the Brentwood Medical Center
10510 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News

Thursday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to noon – Drive-Thru Flu Clinic
No COVID vaccines
Eastern Shore Family Medicine
10085 William F. Bernart Circle in Nassawadox

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to noon – Walk-in Vaccine Clinic
COVID vaccines available
Riverside Shore Medical Center at Metompkin
17385 Lankford Highway in Parksley

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – Drive-Thru Clinic
Riverside Primary Care Community Clinic/Community Free Clinic of Newport News
727 – 25th St. in Newport News

Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Drive-Thru Clinic
Riverside Medical Office Building – Hampton
850 Enterprise Parkway in Hampton

Guidelines

In light of COVID-19, masking will be required at all times at the clinic.

Temperature checks and additional safety screenings will be required prior to any patient receiving a flu shot.

Patients must confirm they have none of the following symptoms: Fever (100.4+), new loss of taste or smell, cough, sore throat, chills, muscle pain, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, headache, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

If you are sick or show any symptoms of illness, please do not come for vaccination; seek care from your doctor.

In addition, patients who are under evaluation for COVID-19, waiting on viral test result, diagnosed with COVID-19 and not yet cleared to discontinue isolation, or have had prolonged contact with anyone with confirmed COVID-19 should also contact their physician before getting the flu vaccination.

Download and complete the consent forms below to bring with you!

Influenza Vaccine Consent Form 

COVID-19 Vaccination Consent Form

 

Should I Time My Flu Shot Around the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Fight the Flu – Am I contagious and should I get a shot if I am positive for COVID-19?

Fight the Flu – Who should get a shot and who is at high risk?

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