Who is eligible to receive the vaccine under Phase 1-B?

Our region, along with the majority of the State of Virginia, is currently under Phase 1-B of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This means that only the following groups, which comprise about 50% of the population of the Pittsylvania-Danville Health District, are eligible to receive the vaccine at this time: 

  • Anyone over the age of 65
  • Individuals ages 16-64 with high risk medical conditions 
  • Police, fire and hazmat response personnel
  • Those living and working in correctional facilities, homeless shelters, and migrant labor camps 
  • Food and agriculture workers and manufacturers
  • Grocery store workers  
  • Teachers and education staff
  • Public transit workers
  • Mail carriers

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1. How do I register for a COVID-19 vaccine?
2. Who is eligible to receive the vaccine under Phase 1-B?
3. Once I pre-register, how long should I expect to wait before getting vaccinated?
4. I've pre-registered online - now what?
5. Should I pre-register in multiple places?
6. I pre-registered for a vaccine in the local portal. Should I submit the new statewide one also?
7. What is considered an underlying health condition?
8. I have questions about the effectiveness or safety of the vaccine - what should I do?
9. Someone I know doesn't have internet access. Can I sign them up?