WASHINGTON (7News) — D.C. Health announced it is closing its COVID-19 centers on Friday, March 31.
The decision was made after D.C. had a significant decline in COVID-19 cases, higher vaccination rates and an increase in the availability of vaccines and testing kits for at-home use, D.C. Health said in a news release.
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The COVID Centers were established in January 2022 to provide residents with free and accessible COVID-19 vaccines, testing and masks.
According to D.C. Health, the center provided residents with:
D.C. Health said these items are now more available at most pharmacies, doctor’s offices, and other community locations.
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Residents can find accessible options to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, booster, or test kits, through the following options: