Maryland, Virginia Close COVID Vaccination and Testing Sites Due to Onset of Snowstorm

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Maryland and Virginia are closing COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites Monday ahead of a winter storm that is expected to dump three to eight inches of snow in the DC area and affect traffic and public transportation.

Maryland and Virginia are closing COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites Monday ahead of a winter storm that is expected to dump three to eight inches of snow in the DC area and affect traffic and public transportation.

The Virginia Department of Health announced Monday it was closing all of its community vaccination centers. Affected sites in Northern Virginia include the former Lord & Taylor store in Tysons Corner, the former Home Gallery store in Fredericksburg, and the former Gander Mt. building in Woodbridge.



Anyone with an appointment at these vaccination centers will be notified of the cancellation and can visit the Virginia Department of Health website to reschedule.

The health ministry said it would decide on Monday afternoon to open the sites on Tuesday.

The Maryland Department of Health is also closing a number of state-run testing and vaccination sites. The department said people should make sure any testing or vaccine sites are open before going on Monday, but announced the following sites will be closed:

  • Annapolis – corner of Bladen and Calvert streets
  • Anne Arundel County – Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • City of Baltimore – State Center
  • Harford County – UM Upper Chesapeake Health
  • Prince George County – City of Praise Family Ministries

There could also be changes to testing and vaccination operations on Tuesday, the Maryland health department warned.

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