Vaccines Now Available at Giles Co. Health Dept. in Pearisburg, Mon.-Fri., 8:30-10:30 a.m.
No appointment required.

Giles County offers daily COVID testing from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Testing takes place at 1 Taylor Avenue, Pearisburg, in the parking lot behind the old hospital.  There are signs directing you to the correct location once you arrive.  This testing does not require prior registration and is a self-administered nasal swab that you will conduct inside of your own vehicle.  Staff will be on-site to offer assistance.  Testing must be cut off at 11 a.m. in order to get samples to the lab. Results are anticipated within 24 hours, but not guaranteed.

NRV is in Phase 2, & still vaccinating in 1b &1c. Everyone age 16+ is now eligible to be vaccinated. Anyone 65+ can walk in at any VDH clinic. No appointment needed.

Information on COVID-19 in the NRV

Feeling Sick Chart

COVID-19 Vaccines

What Are the Different Vaccines?

 

  • NRV is in Phase 2, & still vaccinating in 1b &1c. Everyone age 16+ is now eligible to be vaccinated. Anyone 65+ can walk in at any VDH clinic. No appointment needed.
    • Montgomery Co. Health Dept. in Christiansburg,  Mon., Wed. & Fri., 9-11 a.m. Appointments required. 540-267-8240.
    • Giles Co. Health Dept. in Pearisburg, Mon.-Fri., 8:30-10:30 a.m. No appointment required.
  • Please DO NOT pre-register at multiple vaccine sites. Once you have an appointment for a vaccine, please keep it.
  • See local testing & vaccination status at NRVRoadtoWellness.com.
  • 1st dose: Do not come to vaccination sites for a 1st dose if you do not have an appointment. To receive a 1st dose appointment, you must first pre-register. However, if you are age 65 years or over and live in the New River Health District, you can walk in to a site and get a vaccine without an appointment. Please bring ID that shows your residence and age.
  • 2nd dose: Please come to one of our vaccine clinics the day you are eligible for the 2nd dose or as soon after as possible if you received the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for your 1st dose. Your eligibility date is written on the vaccine card you receive when you get your 1st dose. For more information, please visit our Vaccine 2nd Dose page.

Upcoming mass vaccine clinics:

 

  • Thurs., Apr. 22 – Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium & Blacksburg Community Center
  • Fri., Apr. 23 – Christiansburg Recreation Center
  • Click here to make an appointment, or call the Vaccine Scheduling Center at 540-838-8222.

  • Check on your older friends and family. Help them pre-register, especially those who are over 75.
  • Reimbursement & recovery services for businesses with COVID cases. Call 540-639-9313.
  • Questions about the vaccine? The Virginia Department Health has a helpful Frequently Asked Questions page that is updated regularly.
  • For vaccine info. & pre-registration: Schools – contact Holly Lesko, hlesko@nrvrc.org Businesses – contact Ashley Briggs, abriggs@nrvrc.org. Or call 540-639-9313. Giles Co., ages 75+ call 540-921-0035, 8a.m. – 5p.m.
  • Don’t let vaccine optimism let down your guard! Vaccines will not instantly conquer the pandemic. Continue to be vigilant. Stay motivated, stay careful & keep yourself, your loved ones & our community safe
Flu Shots

Seasonal Flu Vaccines
540-267-8240

 

Walk-in flu clinics, 6 mos. & up, no appt. needed. Please wear a mask!

Influenza Surveillance

 


 

Local health departments:

Floyd Co. – 540-745-2142
Giles Co. – 540-235-3135
Montgomery Co. – 540-585-3300
Pulaski Co. – 540-440-2188
Radford City – 540-267-8255

mRNA Vaccine

Resources

When and how to get tested

COVID-19 testing is available.
Each Mon., Wed., & Fri. beginning Jan. 4 at Mont. Co. Health Dept., 9-11 am.
Testing is walk-up, via self-collection (nasal swab). Call 540-267-8240.

 

How do Vaccines Work

Prevention Reminders

 

  • You could spread COVID-19 to others even if you do not feel sick
  • Masks offer some protection to you and are also meant to protect those around you, in case you are unknowingly infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.
  • Everyone should wear a mask in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when other social-distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
  • WWWWatch your distance, Wear a face covering & Wash your hands.
  • Do NOT get complacent! Get a flu shot. Dress comfortably and go outside. Stay home if you are sick.
  • Stop the Spread of Germs
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