- Hokie Wellness is organizing two COVID vaccination clinics on November 15 and November 16 at the North End Center, providing the Moderna vaccine.
- Insurance will cover the cost of the vaccine for benefitted employees and their dependents, but individuals without insurance must pay $145 in cash, check, or debit/credit cards.
- Registration is mandatory for all attendees, and the vaccine is only available for children aged 12 and older.
Hokie Wellness, the health promotion department of Virginia Tech, is set to host two COVID-19 vaccination clinics on November 15 and 16 at the North End Center.
With the ongoing pandemic and the emergence of new variants, the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 cannot be stressed enough. Recognizing this, Hokie Wellness has taken the initiative to bring these vaccination clinics to the Virginia Tech community, enabling individuals to protect themselves and help curb the spread of the virus.
The clinics will be administered by trained healthcare professionals to ensure safe and efficient delivery of the vaccine. Both doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be available to all eligible community members. The clinics boast a convenient location at the North End Center, making it easily accessible for students, staff, and faculty.
Hokie Wellness aims to provide a seamless and comfortable experience for participants. All necessary precautions will be taken to maintain a safe environment, including the implementation of social distancing measures and the diligent use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Additionally, Hokie Wellness will be accepting walk-ins, making it easier than ever for community members to get vaccinated at their own convenience.
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is crucial for individual and public health, as it reduces the risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and death caused by the virus. Vaccination also plays a significant role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 within the community, which is vital in protecting vulnerable populations and ultimately bringing an end to the pandemic.
In an effort to encourage as many community members as possible to get vaccinated, Hokie Wellness will also be providing educational materials and resources on the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination. It is hoped that such information will help dispel any misconceptions and concerns about the vaccine, enabling individuals to make an informed decision regarding their health and the health of the community.
Hokie Wellness urges all eligible community members to take advantage of these clinics and get vaccinated against COVID-19. By doing so, they can contribute to the overall health and safety of the Virginia Tech community and help restore a sense of normalcy to campus life.
For more information about the vaccination clinics and to stay updated on future opportunities, community members are encouraged to visit the Hokie Wellness website or contact their office directly. Let us all come together in this effort to prioritize health and well-being during these challenging times.