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

Walker County Covid-19 Vaccine Hotline flyer

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

Photo of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine

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

Chart of vaccines administered

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

The COVID-19 Vaccination Process in Walker County, GA

  The demand for the COVID-19 vaccine remains high in Walker County. Thanks to a partnership between Walker County Government, Georgia Department of Public Health and the Walker County Health Department, the process to get a vaccine has been streamlined. One call now does it all. Eligible residents can call the Walker County COVID-19 hotline … Continue reading The COVID-19 Vaccination Process in Walker County, GA

Walker County Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline

Walker County Covid-19 Vaccine Hotline flyer

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

A Covid-19 vaccine fact flyer

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

Vaccine Administration in Georgia flyer

This information is no longer current. Please call the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine hotline at 706-620-0887 or 706-670-1234 to make an appointment.     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 … 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

Nurse administering covid-19 vaccine to Chief Blake Hodge

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

Covid-19 vaccine fact flyer

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

Flu vaccination

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