LINK: Finding vaccine locations in Georgia, South Carolina

LINK: Finding vaccine locations in Georgia, South Carolina
(Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - State health agencies in Georgia and South Carolina have launched websites to try to help people find COVID-19 vaccination locations.

The Georgia Department of Public Health has made a webpage with COVID-19 vaccination information. You can see that page by clicking here.

The tool helps users search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, as well as providing a location and contact information for the provider. This is not a centralized scheduling tool.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has made a map tool to find COVID-19 vaccinations in that state. You can view the map by clicking here.

Both state agencies say vaccine providers will be added/removed to the list. Also, to be patient as lots of locations are fully scheduled with appointments.

Mass vaccination sites open in Georgia

Several mass vaccination sites have opened in Georgia.

  • Delta Air Museum, 1220 Woolman Place SW, Hapeville, Georgia 30354
  • Habersham County Fairgrounds, 4235 Toccoa Highway Clarkesville, GA 30523
  • Macon Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon, GA 31206
  • Columbus-Muscogee Site - Columbus, Ga.
  • Washington County Site - Sandersville, Ga.
  • Chatham County Site - Savannah, Ga.
  • Bartow County Site - Emerson, Ga.
  • Ware County Site - Waycross, Ga.

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security agencies opened nine drive-through sites. The sites are expected to be able to vaccinate 1,100 people per day, per site.

Appointments are not mandatory at all locations but are encouraged and can be made by visiting this website to help you register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Special vaccination clinic to open at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Georgia is partnering with the White House to build a new, major community-vaccination center in Atlanta. It’s being built at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The site will be capable of administering around 6,000 vaccines a day.

The plan is to have it open 7-days-a-week for an 8-week period. The goal is to reach vulnerable populations in and around Atlanta.

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