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…

PCOM prioritizes vaccination in a curriculum change

Release: PCOM South Georgia Students Learn Vaccination Techniques Health professions students are positioned to assist in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine President Jay S. Feldstein, DO ’8 believes.  He noted that…

Four state-operated mass vaccination sites announced

Release: Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Kemp announced the launch of four state-operated mass vaccination sites in Bibb, Dougherty, Fulton, and Habersham counties. With operations beginning on February 22, these sites are strategically located near minority…

Weather delays COVID vaccine shipments to Georgia

Release: Weather Delays COVID Vaccine Shipments to Georgia Atlanta – Winter weather across the country is significantly impacting shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received notification from the Centers…

Over 1 Million COVID-19 vaccines administered in Georgia

Release: Georgia Administers 1 Millionth Vaccine Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian Kemp and Commissioner Kathleen Toomey M.D, M.P.H, announced that Georgia has administered and reported 1,030,872 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, including providing the first…