Residents in the Three Rivers Health District, and other Virginia Department of Health districts across the commonwealth, ages 50 and older, began receiving text messages and phone calls on Monday reminding them they are eligible for the COVID-19 Bivalent Booster.
Members of this population will only receive a message if records indicate they are eligible for, but have not yet received, a bivalent booster, a VDH release stated.
The voice/text messages are just one more way VDH is reaching out to let Virginians know they can get a free bivalent booster at many locations, including health care providers, local pharmacies, and health departments around the state.
To schedule an appointment, visit https://vaccines.gov or call 877-829-4682.
Contact information from the resident’s immunization record will determine whether they receive a text message (for mobile numbers) or a phone call (for landlines).
Individuals do not need to wait for this notification to get a bivalent b...
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