Virginia State University to Provide on Campus Facility for COVID-19 Vaccination
Virginia State University partners with the Crater Health District to provide a convenient location for vaccinations.
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY, VA – March 4, 2021-Virginia State University has announced a partnership with the Virginia Department of Health Crater Health District to assist with COVID-19 vaccination clinics. VSU will open its Multi-Purpose Center (MPC) beginning this Saturday, March 6, 2021 to serve as a vaccination location.
The VSU Multi-Purpose Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue located on the campus of Virginia State University, in South Chesterfield, VA. It is the largest events venue located south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
VSU will provide the facility, security, and golf cart service for transporting those who need special assistance from the parking lot to the venue.
“VSU has a long standing reputation for helping the community,” says VSU Chief of Staff, Mr. Hubert Harris. “Providing usage of our Multi-Purpose Center is another way that we can continue to provide an invaluable health service by assisting with getting vaccinations into arms as quickly as possible.”
This Saturday's clinic will serve 500 people from the Crater Health District from 9:00 to 4:00 PM. All patrons must have a vaccination appointment from Crater Health District. Walkups will not be allowed or serviced.
"We are ecstatic and grateful to partner with VSU on this COVID-19 vaccination effort," says Jay Baxter, Acting Chief Operations Officer, Crater Health District. "This partnership will greatly enhance our ability to vaccinate vulnerable populations in the Crater Health District in a timely manner."
The VSU Multi-Purpose Center is located at 20809 2nd Avenue Petersburg VA 23803.