CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID Vaccine for Children 5-11 Years Old

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Atlanta – Following the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will offer Pfizer pediatric COVID vaccine to children 5-11 years old. Vaccination will begin once DPH receives clinical guidance from the … Continue reading CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID Vaccine for Children 5-11 Years Old

Booster Doses Authorized for Moderna and J&J COVID Vaccines

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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID vaccine Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These boosters are in addition to previously approved booster doses of Pfizer vaccine. For … Continue reading Booster Doses Authorized for Moderna and J&J COVID Vaccines

Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

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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 … Continue reading Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event Planned at Rossville Athletic Center September 17

Northwest Georgia Health Departments Offering Third Vaccine Dose to Qualifying Individuals

Healthcare professionals with Covid Vaccines

Rome, GA - According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an additional (third) dose of COVID-19 vaccine should be considered for people with moderate to severe immune compromise due to a medical condition or receipt of immunosuppressive medications or treatments. People should get the same vaccine  … Continue reading Northwest Georgia Health Departments Offering Third Vaccine Dose to Qualifying Individuals

Walker County Health Department to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Event in Rossville

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Rossville, GA – The Walker County Health Department will host a 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 Thursday, August 19. First and second doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available during this free event. Everyone 12 years … Continue reading Walker County Health Department to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Event in Rossville