Beginning Thursday, March 26, everyone age 16 and older will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine

The following groups are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia:

  • Individuals 65 Years of Age and Older and Their Caregivers
  • Healthcare Personnel
  • Long-Term Care Facility Residents & Staff
  • Law Enforcement & Fire Personnel
  • EMS Personnel & 9-1-1 Operators
  • Educators and staff (Pre-K, K-12, DECAL licensed or exempt childcare programs)
  • Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers
    • Intellectual Disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior, which covers many everyday social and practical skills. This disability originates before the age of 22.
    • A developmental disability is a physical or mental impairment that happens before the age of 22, is expected to last a lifetime, and impacts at least three activities of daily living. Activities of daily living include self-care; receptive and expressive language; learning; mobility; self-direction; capacity for independent living; and economic self-sufficiency.
  • Parents of children with complex medical conditions who are at high risk for COVID complications
    • Malignancies requiring active treatment
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including organ transplant (bone marrow or solid organ) within 2 years
    • Critical congenital heart disease
    • Asthma (moderate to severe)
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity (BMI >95%)
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Significant neurologic injury or condition (e.g. hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, traumatic brain injury, congenital anomaly, acute flaccid myelitis) with functional/developmental impairment (e.g. cerebral palsy, developmental disability, prematurity, mitochondrial disease)
  • Technology dependence (e.g. BiPAP, trach)

Beginning March 15th, the following groups will be eligible:

  • Adults age 55 and older
  • Individuals with disabilities
    • a disability caused by an injury (e.g., traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury)
    • a disability due to a longstanding condition that could cause vision loss, nerve damage or loss of a limb
    • a disability due to illness such as ALS or multiple sclerosis.
  • Individuals with certain medical conditions
    • Asthma (moderate to severe)
    • Cancer
    • Cerebrovascular disease
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Chronic Obstructive
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension or high blood pressure
    • Heart conditions
    • Immunocompromised
    • Liver disease
    • Neurologic conditions
    • Overweight and obesity
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pregnancy
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Thalassemia (blood disorder)