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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination, immunization phases, who will be getting it first and other updates from the CDC and Virginia Department of Health.

The COVID-19 vaccine will be provided to specific groups of people over a number of phases.

While timings are still uncertain, it is expected to start phase 1b sometime in February, 2021. 

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Phase 1 will be divided into three sub-phases (Phase 1a, 1b and 1c), followed by Phase 2.

My Dr's Pharmacy will be providing immunizations for phases 1b and 1c and 2.

Phase 1b

Phase 1c

Phase 2

Includes:

  • Frontline Essential Workers*,

  • Persons Aged 75 years and Older,

  • People Living in Correctional Facilities,

  • Homeless Shelters and Migrant Labor Camps

 

*Frontline essential workers include: 

  • Police, Fire, and Hazmat

  • Corrections and homeless shelter workers

  • Childcare/K-12 Teachers/Staff

  • Food and Agriculture 

  • Manufacturing

  • Grocery store workers

  • Public transit workers

  • Mail carriers (USPS and private)

Includes:

 

**All other essential workers include:

  • Energy

  • Waste removal workers (includes waste and recycling removal, waste and wastewater workers)

  • Housing Construction

  • Food Service

  • Transportation and Logistics

  • Institutions of Higher Education Faculty/Staff

  • Finance

  • Information Technology & Communication

  • Media

  • Legal Services

  • Public Safety (Engineers)

  • Other Public Health Workers

The list of medical conditions is updated routinely as new data become available at:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html

All other persons aged 16 and over

Currently, two vaccines are being authorized and recommended to prevent COVID-19:

Read the EUA (Emergency Use Authorization)

IMPORTANT: Our pharmacy (and our Federal Pharmacy Partner) has no say in which vaccine becomes available or which vaccine is shipped to us by the federal government. We will administer the vaccine that is provided to us.

Vaccine Safety

The U.S. government’s vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines—including COVID-19 vaccines—are as safe as possible. Safety is a top priority while federal partners work to make COVID-19 vaccines available.

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Questions & Answers About COVID-19 Vaccine and its Administration

How does the vaccine work? Does this vaccine contain live virus? Is it inactivated?


mRNA vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna) do not contain a live virus and do not carry a risk of causing disease. In contrast, most vaccines use weakened or inactivated versions or components of the disease-causing pathogen to stimulate the body’s immune response to create antibodies.




Is the vaccine that helpful? I heard getting COVID-19 gives you better and longer immunity than the protection a vaccine can give. Can it actually make my illness worse if I do end up getting COVID-19?


Both this disease and the vaccine are new. We don’t know how long protection lasts for those who get infected or those who are vaccinated. What we do know is that COVID-19 has caused very serious illness and death for a lot of people. If you get COVID-19, you also risk giving it to loved ones who may get very sick. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a safer choice.




How many shots am I going to need?


Nearly all COVID-19 vaccines being studied in the United States require two shots. The first shot starts building protection, but everyone has to come back a few weeks later for the second one to get the most protection the vaccine can offer.





Where to find us

Address: 412 Elden St. Herndon VA 

email: info@MyDrsRx.com   

Phone: 703-215-8000

Fax: 703-955-7558

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 9A - 7P

Sat: 10A - 4P

Sun: Closed

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