Last year was challenging for many across Prince William County and the country.
COVID-19 forced various aspects of life to come to a halt.
While a vaccine is available, community members are reminded to continue taking COVID-19 precautions.
Supervisor Victor Angry emphasized the importance of following guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – washing their hands, wearing masks, and practicing social distancing.
The number of positive COVID-19 cases is still increasing, he added.
“If we can get this vaccine distribution plan implemented and out, I believe we can get through this in the next 90 days and then really focus on recovery of getting our businesses back up growing, getting our economy back up to where it needs to be, and then moving into a brighter and better 2021,” the Neabsco District Supervisor said.
Eleven health districts across the Commonwealth, including the Prince William Health District (PWHD), are starting to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to Group B this week.
Adults 75 years old and older and frontline essential workers are in this group.
First responders and public safety personnel are the top priority, Angry added.
The doses are being administered at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center and certain drug stores, and by appointment.
The PWHD is still providing COVID-19 vaccines to those who fall under Group A, such as residents of long-term care facilities and healthcare workers.
Read more about the PWHD’s plan and scheduling appointments.
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