Mayor Matheson receives Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Release: On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Mayor Scott James Matheson received the new Janssen (Johnson and Johnson), single dose, COVID-19 Vaccine at the Lowndes County Health Department. Matheson is eligible for the vaccine under Governor…

GEMA opens five new mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

Release: (ATLANTA) –Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency officially opened five additional Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 throughout the state recently. The drive-through sites provide the Pfizer vaccine on an appointment only basis. “We…

67 percent of GA seniors have received COVID…

Release: Atlanta, GA – Today, the Georgia Department of Public Health's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard reported over 2.5 million total doses administered in the state, including 500,000 doses in the last 12 days. 67% of Georgia's senior population have…

GA ahead of national average for senior vaccinations

Release: Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Public Health's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard reported Sunday afternoon that over 900,000 Georgia seniors had received at least one vaccine dose and 81% of all state-controlled doses had been administered. According…

Five mass vaccination sites set to open in…

Release: (ATLANTA) – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced recently the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is opening five additional Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 on March 17, throughout the state. The drive-through sites…

SGMC to host vaccination event for educators March…

Release: SGMC Hosts Vaccination Event for Educational Workforce Last week Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that beginning March 8, the eligibility for Georgians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine will be expanded. This expansion will include…

Wait times will increase after March 8 vaccine…

Release: Governor Brian Kemp announced February 25 that COVID-19 vaccination eligibility will expand March 8 to include educators and staff (Pre-K, K-12, DECAL licensed or exempt childcare programs), adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and…