The Virginia Department of Health has directed local health districts to close their vaccination pre-registration forms by this evening to shift to a statewide system next week.
During this time, existing waiting lists will be imported to the new system and pre-registration will be temporarily unavailable throughout Virginia, the agency said in a news release. Pre-registration, through the new statewide system, will be available again on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Dr. Danny Avula, state vaccine coordinator, said people who already registered through their local health departments will not lose their place.
Anyone who has previously filled out a survey or form or signed up for a waitlist to be vaccinated through their local health district, will be automatically imported into the new statewide system. Individuals will maintain their