Here is key information about COVID-19 vaccinations in the Rappahannock Area Health District, which includes Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford.
ELIGIBLE: Anyone age 16 and up.
WHERE: Clinics are held in each locality, area pharmacies, some doctors’ offices and Mary Washington Hospital. The Rappahannock Area Health District has started accepting walk-ins but most others require appointments.
TO SCHEDULE ONLINE: Through the state’s system at vaccinate.virginia.gov, users can plug in their address and find nearby clinics or access VaccineFinder.org, an online tool where people can search for appointments within 1 to 50 miles of their Zip code. Mary Washington Hospital also schedules appointments through its website, marywashingtonheealthcare.com.
TO SCHEDULE BY PHONE:
Rappahannock Area Health District: 540/899-4797, select 0.
Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District: 540/308-6072.
Northern Neck COVID-19: 888/204-5357.
Virginia’s COVID-19 call center: 877/829-4682, daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
COVID-19 TESTING: Every Friday from 1:30–4:30 p.m., at Dixon Park, 1300 Dixon St., Fredericksburg. Those interested can preregister at vdh.virginia.gov/Rappahannock/freecovid19testing or call 540/899-4797 during business hours.
Sources: Rappahannock Area Health District, Rappahannock–Rapidan Health District, Virginia Department of Health and Mary Washington Healthcare