COVID-19 Vaccine

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is now available to Johnson Health Center adult patients! If you would like to get the COVID-19 vaccine, please let your healthcare team know. COVID-19 vaccines are scheduled on Fridays only. 

The Pfizer vaccine is now available for children aged 6 months to 11 years at Lynchburg Women’s and Pediatric Health Services located at 2402 Atherholt Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the Virginia Department of Health’s website. 

VDH Website 

COVID-19 Booster Shot

The booster dose of the Moderna vaccine is now available. Patients who received the Pfizer or Moderna series are now eligible for a booster dose of the COVID vaccine. Patients can qualify for a booster dose 6 months after the original series is complete. 

Patients 18 and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible for a booster 2 months after receiving that vaccine.

Patients may choose the brand of booster they want and mixing of brands is allowable. 

ADDITIONAL Office Updates

You MUST wear a mask at all times in all areas of our buildings – including exam rooms

 

  • Screening protocols will remain in place when calling into the office and at our front desks. You will be asked if you have  tested positive within the last 7 days. 
  • If you answer yes to the above question, you will be scheduled for a televisit. 
  • If you are having COVID symptoms, you will be asked to wait in your vehicle and we will call you when it is time to come inside.

Mobile Covid-19 Vaccination Request Form

Our community has a variety of free, mobile options available for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Completing this form will help us determine the best option for your request. You will receive a response to your request within 5 business days. Thank you for your desire to help increase vaccination rates in our community. 

 
A variety of appointments can be conducted through our Patient Portal!
 
With Patient Portal and our Healow app, you can see a provider from the comfort of your home without having to come into the office. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

COVID Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What can I expect when coming to a JHC office?

All patients and visitors will be screened when entering our buildings. 

The following question will be asked:

  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19 test within the past 7 days?
I need to see a doctor but I don't want to come into the office, what are my options?

You can utilize televisits through our Patient Portal! If you are not registered for a portal account, contact our office and we will get you set up, we just need a valid email address. A variety of appointments can be done by video or phone if you do not have video access.

Where can I find the most up-to-date information about COVID?

Visit the CDC’s website for the most up-to-date information. 

CDC Website

What precautions can I take against contracting COVID?

To protect yourself and others:

  • Schedule an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccine
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home as much as possible
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a face mask when around others, even if you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the inside of your elbow
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
What can I do to help?

You can help Johnson Health Center and our local community in a variety of ways:

  • Mask donations for patients
  • Non-perishable food, baby items and feminine hygiene products can be dropped off at JHC. We have emergency food pantries in our medical clinics for patients; baby items, such as diapers and formula, and feminine hygiene products are also available. 
  • Donate monetarily to Johnson Health Center