Atlanta, GAfox5atlanta.com

DeKalb BOH closing some COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites

DECATUR, Ga. - Officials with the DeKalb County Board of Health say they will be closing several COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites at the end of the month, shifting services to other sites and increasing the use its mobile neighborhood strategy. The centers will close at conclusion of operations on...
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DeKalb to close most of its COVID-19 testing, vaccination sites

After more than a year of operation, DeKalb County will close most of its COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites at the end of June to shift its resources elsewhere. The county’s primary testing site at Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church and one of its two vaccination sites, the former Sam’s Club in Stonecrest, will cease operations after June 30, according to the DeKalb Board of Health.
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Georgia Statethenationalherald.com

Georgia Promises Hundreds of Vaccine Events to Boost Uptake

ATLANTA — Georgia officials say state health workers and others will participate in more than 370 community vaccination events between now and July 4th, trying to push up the state’s lagging rate of COVID-19 vaccination. Georgia ranks in the bottom 10, per capita, for vaccinations, according to Centers for Disease...
Atlanta, GAfox5atlanta.com

Vice President Harris encourages COVID-19 vaccinations during Atlanta tour stop

ATLANTA - Vice President Kamala Harris made a trip to Atlanta Friday to encourage more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. "When you get vaccinated, you are not just protecting yourself; you are protecting your family. You are protecting your neighbors. You are protecting people you may never meet," Vice President Harris said during an event at Clark Atlanta University.
Dekalb County, GAOn Common Ground News

DeKalb Board of Health to close COVID-19 testing, vaccines sites June 30

Shifting services, emplying increased mobile health units. DECATUR, GA– Changes are coming for COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations provided by the DeKalb County Board of Health, as the organization continues to increase vaccine availability via its health centers and mobile health units. At the conclusion of operations on Wednesday, June...
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Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Atlanta

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Atlanta: 1. 1455 Moreland Ave SE (404) 622-1819; 2. 1943 Peachtree Rd (404) 351-4932; 3. 2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE (404) 486-7289; 4. 3615 Clairmont Rd (404) 320-6658; 5. 680 Ponce De Leon Ave NE (404) 892-1164; 6. 2830
Cobb, GAcobbcounty.org

Final Shot Given at Cobb's Mass Vaccination Site

Hundreds gathered at the Jim R. Miller Park Event Center to celebrate the final vaccine shot given at the mass vaccination site there. For nearly 16 months, Cobb & Douglas Public Health has used the Park's pavilion first as a mass testing site, then later transitioning it to the county's mass COVID vaccine site.
Atlanta, GAPosted by
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Mix and match in COVID-19 vaccine

ATLANTA, GA — Vaccine researchers at Emory University are presently examining booster shots and whether they could become an additional weapon to strengthen vaccine immunity against COVID-19. In medical terms, a booster shot is an extra administration of a vaccine after an earlier dose. Both Emory Children’s Center and the Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center are participating in a clinical study that assesses the potential for booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines in a format called “mix and match”.
Georgia Statefox5atlanta.com

Georgia pushes for more minority vaccinations

Minorities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and lag behind in vaccinations, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health, which is why the state is major a bigger push to reach minority groups. On Thursday, the governor and state health officials visited a pop-up vaccination clinic at the Latin American Association in Brookhaven.
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Milton resumes indoor facility rentals

Milton has resumed rentals at its indoor facilities. Depending on availability, anyone can rent out space in Community Place, 2006 Heritage Walk or Bethwell Community Center, 2695 Hopewell Road. The city discontinued indoor rentals in March 2020 during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resuming indoor rentals is one...
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Fulton Health COVID-19 Vaccination Walk-Up Schedule

ATLANTA, GA — Fulton County's vaccination walk-up program for this week is currently being held at Georgia International Convention Center and 4700 North Point Parkway. The vaccination program is scheduled to run from June 13 - 20, 10 A.M. - 3 P.M. from Tuesday to Friday. Each venue accepts 500 walk-ups every day, and anyone aged 12 and above is eligible to get vaccinated.
Decatur, GAdekalbhealth.net

Board of Health to Close COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Sites on June 30, Shifting Services to Other Sites, Increased Use of Mobile Neighborhood Strategy

DECATUR, Ga. – Changes are coming for COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations provided by the DeKalb County Board of Health, as the organization continues to increase vaccine availability via its health centers and mobile health units. At the conclusion of operations on Wednesday, June 30, and beginning Thursday, July 1: