COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to Johnson Health Center patients during their regularly scheduled office visit! If you would like to get the COVID-19 vaccine, please let your healthcare team know.  

The Pfizer vaccine is now available for children aged 5 to 11 years

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. Certain patients who received the Pfizer or Moderna series are now eligible for a booster dose of the COVID vaccine. The below patients qualify for a booster dose 6 months after the original series is complete:

  • Patients 65 years and older
  • Patients 18 years and older who live in long-term care setting
  • Patients 18 years and older who have underlying medical conditions
  • Patients 18 years and older who live and work in high risk settings

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. 

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. 

 

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. This will include temperature checks. 
  • You will be required to wait in your car until the provider is ready for you. After check-in, you will be sent back to your vehicle and we will call you when it is time to come inside. 
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 questions will be asked:

  • Have you been in close contact with a known positive COVID-19 patient in the past 14 days?
  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19 test within the past 14 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:

  • 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

Section 3202(b) of the CARES Act requires providers of diagnostic tests for COVID-19 to make public the cash price for a COVID-19 test. In accordance with this requirement, Johnson Health Center COVID-19 test costs $51.31 or less, depending on the type of test. Additionally, patient financial responsibility associated with a qualified COVID-19 service is waived at this time.