Questions about the COVID vaccines? Here are your answers: One Community United in association with Redmond Regional Medical Center and the City of Rome present a Zoom-based virtual town hall on the COVID vaccination push on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. It is open to all.
- Through Monday: 674,967.
- 20,000 vaccinated in NW Georgia through Friday: Dr. Gary Voccio said 20,000 vaccinations had been administered in the 10-county Northwest Health District. “Supply is very limited.. demand is very high,” he says, adding that Moderna is the primary vaccine being given here. It requires a second dose in 28 days but there is a two-week window beyond that, Voccio says.
The following persons are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia, by appointment only:
- first responders
- healthcare workers
- individuals ages 65 and older and their caregivers, and
- residents and staff of longterm care facilities.
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Media release: The Georgia Department of Public Health is launching a COVID vaccine locator on the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider. This is not a centralized scheduling tool.
As of Saturday, it shows the following:
- 4 sites in Floyd: County Health Department, 16 E. 12th St., Rome. Transitions Hospice Care, 610 Shorter Ave. East Rome Walmart. Winslette Pharmacy (Shorter Avenue).
- 2 sites in Bartow: West End Pharmacy, 824 West Ave., Cartersville; county health, 100 Zena Drive, Cartersville.
- 3 sites in Gordon: County health, 310 N. River Drive, Calhoun. The Prescription Shoppe, 1042 Red Bud Rd NE. Calhoun,
- 2 sites in Polk: County health, 125 E. Ware St., Cedartown. Primary Healthcare Center, 118 E. Girard Ave., Cedartown.
- 2 sites in Chattooga: County health, 60 Farrar Drive, Summerville. Primary Healthcare Center, 11638 U.S. 27. Summerville.
- Grocer pharmacies: Please check with the nearest Publix, Kroger, Walmart or Ingles pharmacies as well.
To contact your county’s health department office, please call:
Select Your County:
For more information on vaccine appointments at these stores, visit the links below: