The CDC has developed a vaccination schedule and guidelines. Which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations.html
1a Health care workers and long term care residents
1b: Ages 65 and up
1c: Ages 64 and down with ud
Virginia residents are currently in Phase 1b and are preparing to enter Phase 1c. Vaccinations are done by appointment and a personal email is needed. If you do not have an email account, please call the Buchanan County Public Library at 276-935-5721 and we will answer questions about how to get a free email account. For more information from the Virginia Department of Health about the vaccines and Covid-19, visit https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/vaccination/.
Follow that with: The Cumberland Plateau Health District has a new waiting list that Buchanan County residents can sign up for by visiting:
Wondering what to expect when you go for your appointment? Click here for more information:
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COVID-19 is having a huge impact on everyone’s lives. The US Government and others are reaching out to help people get through this difficult time. The links below help explain some of the assistance available and provide information on what you can do and what you need to know.
VCEDA e-News Briefs
Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority
This links to their listing of COVID-19 assistance resources for businesses and employers.
U.S. Department of Labor
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
IRS Economic Relief to Individuals
Government Response to Coronavirus