Walker County Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline

There is a new number for Walker County residents to call to submit their information to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning Monday, January 25th, the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline, available at 706-620-0887 and 706-670-1234, will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Through a partnership with the Walker County Health … Continue reading Walker County Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline

Statement from the Walker County Health Department Concerning the Scheduling of COVID-19 Vaccination

Due to the overwhelming number of incoming calls from the public seeking appointments for COVID-19 vaccination, our phone system is overloaded but it is operable and has not crashed or been shut down.  You may have difficulty getting through and may receive a message stating the phone system is down, but it remains operable. We … Continue reading Statement from the Walker County Health Department Concerning the Scheduling of COVID-19 Vaccination

Two new ways to register for COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Georgia now available

Updated 1/12/21: The Walker County Health Department has asked that we share the following information for those trying to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment: Now that the online registration portal for has been closed, adults aged 65 and older and their caregivers in the Phase 1a+ category must call the Health Department at 706-638-5577 to … Continue reading Two new ways to register for COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Georgia now available

Walker County Medical First Responders Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

LaFayette, GA - Blake Hodge, Walker County Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director, received his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine today, along with 46 other medical first responders in Walker County.  Due to limited supply, COVID-19 vaccinations are currently only available locally to healthcare workers and medical first responders in the Phase 1a … Continue reading Walker County Medical First Responders Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 immunizations begin in Walker County, but vaccine supply remains very limited

This information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health: ROME, GA: COVID-19 immunizations have begun in Northwest Georgia, including Walker County, but public health’s vaccine supply remains very limited.  The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District will begin updating the public on vaccine availability on a weekly basis. Phase 1a of Georgia’s … Continue reading COVID-19 immunizations begin in Walker County, but vaccine supply remains very limited

Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu Vaccines

Release submitted by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Northwest Health District LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Health Department, located at 603 E. Villanow Street in LaFayette, is now offering flu vaccines.  Please call the health department at 706-638-5577 to schedule an appointment. Public health experts say now is a good time for people … Continue reading Walker County Health Department Now Offering Flu Vaccines

My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Rock Spring, GA - My Kids Have Paws will return to Walker County in October to host three spay/neuter + walk-in vaccine clinics.  The Dalton-based clinic offers many common preventative shots at a low cost to the public. The My Kids Have Paws mobile clinic will set up shop at the Walker County Ag Center on Tuesday … Continue reading My Kids Have Paws offers low cost spay/neuter and vaccine services for Walker County residents

Northwest Georgia Health Departments to provide free hepatitis A vaccine clinics in May

This news release comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health, Northwest Health District: Northwest Georgia Health Departments in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon and Walker Counties will provide free hepatitis A vaccine to individuals at risk of the highly contagious, highly preventable liver disease every Friday in May. Clinics will be held at each health … Continue reading Northwest Georgia Health Departments to provide free hepatitis A vaccine clinics in May

Walker County Rabies Clinics Planned in May

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian 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 in May