Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will hold an additional free pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love has provided free pet vaccines to the Walker County Animal Shelter for … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Walker County Rabies Clinics Planned for April 23 and May 21

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and Cornerstone Veterinarian Services have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again this year.  Protect your family from a deadly disease by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed below to be vaccinated.  The cost is just $15, cash only.  Vets will provide … Continue reading Walker County Rabies Clinics Planned for April 23 and May 21

Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love to give pets their best shot for a healthy life by hosting a free pet vaccine event on April 9th. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love will provide free … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

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

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

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

Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu and COVID Vaccines

This information comes from the Northwest Georgia Public Health District: Rome, GA - Public health officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District are urging Northwest Georgians to protect themselves, their families, and those around them by getting vaccinated against influenza as the state enters flu season while still battling coronavirus. “COVID-19 … Continue reading Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu and COVID Vaccines

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

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

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

New Hours at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline Starting Monday

The hours have changed at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline, effective March 29, 2021. If you need assistance, staff is now available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You can also schedule an appointment online at your convenience at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade in Ringgold. … Continue reading New Hours at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline Starting Monday

Evening Hours Added this Friday at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station

Working adults, high school students and other northwest Georgia residents who want a COVID-19 vaccine now have an evening option. The Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade will open from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. this Friday, March 26. 900 appointments are now available for Friday’s vaccination event at the Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle in Ringgold. The new … Continue reading Evening Hours Added this Friday at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station