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Posted on October 25, 2021 at 5:01 PM by Nancy McCormick
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Vaccine for Children 5-11: The Loudoun County Health Department is planning for the expected approval of the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5–11 years old. An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, is scheduled to meet tomorrow, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., to consider the use of a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. View meeting materials and information on how to monitor the virtual meeting. This is one step in a multi-step approval process, which will include action by the FDA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Virginia Department of Health.
Free COVID-19 Testing October 26: The next Loudoun County-sponsored COVID-19 testing event is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at Franklin Park, 17501, Franklin Park Drive, Purcellville. Anyone who has potentially been exposed to someone with COVID-19, regardless of their vaccination status, should be tested for COVID-19. Also, anyone exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and a new loss of taste or smell should get tested. The free, drive-thru testing events are held rain or shine. They are scheduled weekly through November. They are normally held on Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at various locations across the county, except for the first week in November. That week's testing event will be November 3 due to the November 2 Election Day holiday. Required registration forms can be filled out ahead of time. You can find links to the forms as well as a schedule of testing events online at loudoun.gov/COVID19testing.
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