Rossville, GA – The Walker County Health Department will host a second COVID-19 vaccination event at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville, from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, September 17.
Those who attended the vaccination event in August can return for their second dose, while those who missed the opportunity are welcome to drop by and receive their first dose. Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available during this free event. Everyone 12 years of age and older is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, although only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for children under 17.
District 1 Commissioner Robert Blakemore, seen here getting his second shot, helped organize both events to improve access to the vaccine for residents in northern Walker County. The Health Department regularly offers COVID-19 vaccines at their office in LaFayette, which can be an obstacle for those who live more than 30-minutes away.
BY THE NUMBERS – WALKER COUNTY RESIDENTS VACCINATED (as of 9/2/21)
19,072 – Fully Vaccinated
28% – Fully Vaccinated
22,295 – At Least One Dose
32% – At Least One Dose