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COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

Register for the COVID-19 vaccine at Mary Washington Healthcare at

You cannot get vaccinated if you have had COVID-19 or had another vaccine in the last 14 days.

MWHC Vaccine Hotline: 540.741.2625. Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

We do not accept walk-ins to the vaccine clinic. If you have already scheduled an appointment with the RAHD, you do not need to schedule an appointment with MWHC.

Learn more about the vaccine here.

You cannot get vaccinated if you have had COVID-19 or had another vaccine in the last 14 days.

Please note that the answers to these questions are not intended to replace medical advice from your primary care physician. Please speak with your doctor if you have any questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Please wear a loose-fitting shirt for your appointment. It will help our doctors and nurses to be as efficient as possible when administering your vaccine.

Which counties are included? Are we vaccinating people outside of the RAHD?

We are currently vaccinating residents of the Rappahannock Area Health District, which includes the City of Fredericksburg, and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. If you live in another county such as Orange or Westmoreland, your local health district can help you find a vaccine clinic near you. Visit the VDH page to find your local health district.

Where is the Fick Center?

The John F. Fick III Conference Center is located on the campus of Mary Washington Hospital, at 1301 Sam Perry Blvd., Fredericksburg, 22401.

Will there be enough vaccine for me to get my second dose? How do I schedule that appointment?

Yes, there will be enough vaccine for your second dose. Your second appointment will be scheduled as soon as you get your first dose. Remember, you are not considered vaccinated unless you receive the booster 21 days (Pfizer) or 28 days (Moderna) after the initial vaccine.

Which vaccine will I get?

We are administering Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, both of which are provided in two doses, and the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine, provided in a single-dose vaccination. Due to the special handling that each vaccine requires, we only offer one at a time to prevent spoilage. You will be notified when you arrive for your appointment which vaccine you are receiving. You can download the fact sheet for each vaccine here: Pfizer. Moderna. J & J.

What about adverse reactions? Will there be medical professionals there to help if I have a reaction?

The incidence of adverse reactions is very low. Only 11 individuals out of millions of doses have experienced an adverse reaction. However, we have medical personnel onsite who are able to care for you should you experience a medical emergency. The MWH emergency department is on the same campus should anyone require additional care.

Do I need medical insurance to get the vaccine?

No you do not. The vaccine is free for everyone.

Can I get the vaccine if I've had COVID?

If you have had a COVID-positive diagnosis, you must wait 14 days before getting vaccinated.

Individuals who have received the monoclonal antibody treatment need to wait 90 days before receiving the vaccine.

Can I get the vaccine if I've had another vaccine recently, like flu or shingles?

The CDC recommends waiting 14 days after receiving another vaccine to get the COVID vaccine. Similarly, if you receive the COVID vaccine, you should wait 14 days after your second dose before receiving a different vaccine.

Will there be accommodations for elderly or those with limited mobility, such as seating or wheelchairs? Can I bring a support person in with me to push the wheelchair?

Yes, we have wheelchairs at the Fick Center for those who need assistance walking. We also have chairs for anyone waiting for their appointment. You are not called into the clinic until there is a spot available for you.

Do I need an appointment, or can I just walk up and get the vaccine?

You need to have an appointment. We do not take walk-ins to the clinic.

Should I take anything before my vaccine, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen?

Taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen after you receive the vaccine may help to minimize symptoms associated with the vaccine. We do not recommend taking these before your vaccine appointment. Please check with your physician to be sure you can take these medications in combination with any other medication you may be taking.

How are you keeping people safe at a crowded vaccine clinic?

We have social distancing stickers on the floor, each station is socially distanced from the others, and everyone in the facility must be masked.

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