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

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available Today & Tomorrow in Walker County!

Due to a special shipment of the Pfizer vaccine, Walker County has openings today (March 9) and tomorrow (March 10) for eligible Georgia residents who want the COVID-19 vaccine. Please call the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 706-620-0887 to make an appointment. These vaccines are being administered by appointment at the Walker County Civic Center Campus … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available Today & Tomorrow in Walker County!

Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine in Walker County

Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Staff at the Walker County Health Department continue to work tirelessly to get as many shots in arms as possible. Unfortunately, the amount COVID-19 vaccine being sent from the state to Walker County remains erratic and inadequate to meet demand. Inclement weather across the county last week further hampered efforts, … Continue reading Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine in Walker County

Georgia DPH Launches New COVID Vaccine Dashboard

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a new COVID vaccine dashboard. The dashboard provides a detailed, transparent picture of vaccination administration in Georgia. As part of the transition to the new dashboard, you will see a one-time decrease in the number of vaccines administered. This slight decrease is the result of data … Continue reading Georgia DPH Launches New COVID Vaccine Dashboard