TEXT TO 911: People experiencing emergencies in Chesapeake can now send text messages to 911 if they need help. If you are experiencing an emergency and are unable to talk on the phone, text 911 to reach a Public Safety Telecommunicator. You will be prompted to provide the location of the emergency when your text is received by the Emergency Communications Center.
The Virginia Department of Health has launched a statewide vaccine pre-registration system at Vaccinate.Virginia.Gov. If you’ve already signed up using the Chesapeake Health Department’s online contact tool, you do not have to sign up again. You can confirm your place in line by clicking "Check the List" at vaccinate.virginia.gov. If you need help, call the new Virginia COVID Information Center at 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682) 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. People age 75 or older will be placed in an express lane to speak to a live agent.
Those who qualify for Phase 1b can now search for vaccine availability by using VaccineFinder.org.