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Posted on: December 2, 2021

COVID-19 Central Information

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How to Find the Pfizer Child Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine

  • NOTE: The dose for children ages 5 to 11 is a smaller amount than the dose for ages 12 through adult. Make sure you schedule an appointment for the child Pfizer dose.
  • Appointments with the Fairfax Health Department
  • Fairfax School-located Vaccine Clinics (open to City of Falls Church residents; students do NOT need to attend the school where a clinic takes place)
  • Make an appointment at a grocery store, pharmacy, etc. through or
  • Pediatrician Practices: Check with your child’s doctor!
  • Students at City of Falls Church Public Schools: They will have clinics soon for students at their schools; watch your email for details.

How to Find the Vaccine for Ages 12 through Adult

  • Fairfax Health Department Clinics
    • NOTE: Walk-In Clinics at Fairfax County Government Center, Hyland South County Government Center (Mt. Vernon District Office), and Tysons Community Vaccination Center: Walk-ins are not available for the time being; appointments are required. This is due to increased demand with the child dose.
    • Appointments with the Fairfax Health Department
  • Make an appointment at a grocery store, pharmacy, etc. through or
  • Check with your primary care provider or doctor
  • If you speak English as a second language, need an ASL interpreter by video, or have technical needs: Call Virginia Department of Health at (877) 829-4682 (TTY 711)
  • ¿Necesitas vacunarte? Entérate cómo conseguir tu vacuna en o llamando al 1-877-829-4682 de 8am a 8pm. Traducción disponible en tu idioma. Usuarios de TTY pueden marcar al 7-1-1.

Who Can Get a Booster?

COVID-19 booster doses are available to everyone age 18 and older. Everyone aged 18 and older should get a booster shot either six months after their initial Pfizer or Moderna series or two months after their initial J&J vaccine. Getting vaccinated reduces your risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and death; it also helps reduce the spread of the virus in the communities. Read more from Fairfax Health here.

Get a COVID-19 Test

  • NEW: Find free test-at-home kits at Fairfax County libraries, while supplies last. Read more here.
  • Check with your primary care provider or doctor
  • Places such as urgent care centers, community health centers, and community-based clinics across the state evaluate patients who may have COVID-19 and do testing. Most clinics are set up to swab patients for testing on-site and many offer drive-up and walk-up testing options.
  • COVID-19 testing sites are available in the Fairfax Health District. Use this document to find a testing site or search for a testing site in Virginia near you. This may not include every site currently offering testing in Fairfax Health District and testing may be offered for a cost: Download a copy in English or Spanish.

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City Government Programs and Services

  • Mask and Admittance Policy for City Facilities
    • As of August 2021, masks and social distancing are required for everyone in City facilities, including City Hall, the Community Center, and the Library (once it reopens).
    • Do not enter the building if you have recently been in contact with someone who has COVID-19; if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days; or if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
  • City Hall
  • Mary Riley Styles Public Library
    • Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Community Center
    • Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Farmers Market
  • Parks and Recreational Facilities

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