Chesterfield Health District Launches Don’t Wait, Vaccinate! Campaign Ahead of School Starting

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For immediate release: Aug. 24, 2020

Contact: Teresa Bonifas  |  804-318-8314 |  BonifasT@chesterfield.gov

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Chesterfield Health District Launches Don’t Wait, Vaccinate! Campaign Ahead of School Starting

Children must be up-to-date on physicals and immunizations for virtual learning

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — With the summer winding down and school about to start, the Chesterfield Health District wants to remind parents that children must be up-to-date on physicals and immunizations before starting school—including virtual learning. Don’t wait, vaccinate! This requirement is a state mandate.

Vaccinations protect your child from preventable diseases and the Chesterfield Health District has materials to assist parents in making informed choices about vaccinations. It is offering immunization clinics by appointment. To schedule your child’s appointment call:

  • Chesterfield Health Department (804) 748-1975
  • Powhatan Health Department (804) 598-5680
  • Colonial Heights Health Department (804) 520-9380

Parents can also schedule their child’s vaccinations with one of the health district’s “Don’t Wait, Vaccinate!” partners. Please call to schedule an appointment with the following health partners:

  • Bon Secours of Richmond
    • Bon Secours Care-A-Van (804) 545-1923
    • Pediatrics of Richmond (804) 285-6811
  • Capital Area Health Network (804) 780-0840
  • Crossover Healthcare Ministry (804) 655-2794
  • Richmond City Health Department (804) 482-5550

For more information on vaccinations and suggested vaccination schedules, visit these trusted sites—


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