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Mobile vaccination events to be held Friday and Saturday in Lynchburg

Two upcoming mobile vaccination events will offer COVID-19 doses, including boosters.

The Virginia Department of Health's Central Virginia Health District, in coordination with Timberlake Health and Wellness Pharmacy, will offer the Pfizer, Moderna or J&J vaccines, no appointment necessary, the health district said in a news release.

"These are follow up events for those who received the first dose at these locations, but will be open to those seeking a booster, initial or second dose as well," the health district said. Those who already have vaccination cards are asked to bring them.

The first event will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Delta Response Team, 2007 Memorial Ave. in Lynchburg.

The second event will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lowe's Home Improvement, 1820 East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike in Bedford.

The vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds will not be available at the mobile sites. The health district encourages parents to check with their pediatrician or search for participating retail pharmacies at or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682).

COVID-19 vaccines also are available by appointment at the Lynchburg Health Department. Appointments can be made by calling (434) 477-5974.

— From staff reports

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