Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location. COVID-19 call center hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm.

703-267-3511
TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.,
Director of Health

COVID-19 Info to Share in the Fairfax Community

Updated July 7, 2022

We need YOU to be a public health advocate in your neighborhood. We are all in this together, so help us spread the word about COVID-19 vaccine for children under five, and boosters for everyone over 5. Download and share videos, printables and social media posts. We are counting on you!

COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Under 5

Key messages

  • COVID-19 Vaccine is available for children six months and older, now is the time to get your child vaccinated.
  • COVID-19 VACCINE IS SAFE: The vaccine has been thoroughly tested, reviewed and monitored for safety and effectiveness.
  • VACCINE IS CHILD-SIZED: The vaccine contains the same ingredients as those given to older children and adults, but in smaller doses.
  • COVID-19 VACCINE IS EFFECTIVE: The vaccine protects your child from getting very sick if they do get COVID-19.

Vaccine Options for Children Under 5

There are multiple opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Fairfax Health District. Most sites will be providing vaccine by appointment only. These include:

  • Pediatricians and Family Medicine Providers: call your doctor to make an appointment. 
  • Visit vaccines.gov / vacunas.gov to search for an appointment.
  • Health Department Vaccination Centers: visit the website to make an appointment or find walk-in service information. Call 703-324-7404 if you need assistance. 
    • Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, 22035
    • Mount Vernon District Office (Gerry Hyland Government Center), 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, 22309

Have questions? Need help finding an appointment? Call us at 703-324-7404.

Boosters for Children 5+

Boosters are offered at pharmacies, through health care providers, and the Health Department. Make an appointment. 

Promotional Materials

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Under 5

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COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 and Older

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Social Media - COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Children

Post copy: It’s the moment kids and families have been waiting for. Get the facts and find a vaccination site: fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19

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Post copy: It’s the moment kids and families have been waiting for. Get the facts and find a vaccination site: fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19

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Post Copy: COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older are in Fairfax, and appointments are available now. Check with your child's health care provider or find a vaccination site at vaccines.gov

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Post Copy: It’s ✅ Safe ✅FDA authorized ✅ Specially formulated to protect children ages 6 months and older. Protect your child with a COVID-19 vaccine. Check with your child’s health care provider or visit vaccines.gov.

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Social Media - COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5+

Post copy: Vaccines are a routine part of childhood. The COVID-19 vaccine is the latest — and it's important. It's proven to be highly effective in preventing children from getting and spreading the virus. Fully protect your child: Make an appointment today.

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Post copy: Parents! It's the moment you've been waiting for: The COVID-19 vaccine is now authorized for children 5 and older. Don't wait to protect them! Make an appointment today. #VaccinateVirginia #FFXCovid

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Post copy: Think of it as a kid-sized dose! Children ages 5 to 11 who get the COVID-19 vaccine receive one-third the amount given to those 12 and older. And it works: Vaccinated 5- to 11-year-olds produce levels of antibodies that are similar to those of adults who received the higher dose. #VaccinateVirginia #FFXCovid

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Post copy: Parents: When you get your child vaccinated against COVID-19, you're not protecting just them — you're adding another layer of protection for your entire family. That includes grandparents, younger brothers and sisters, and even yourself. The vaccine is proven to be highly effective in preventing children from getting and spreading COVID-19. #VaccinateVirginia #FFXCovid

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Follow us, share social posts, and mention us on Facebook at @fairfaxcountyhealth and Twitter at @fairfaxhealth!

Questions? Call the COVID-19 Call Center at 703-324-7404

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