Getting the COVID-19 vaccine in rural counties has proven a challenge. But Effingham Health System says they’ve seen success early on and they’re hoping by the end of the month to be able to offer it to hundreds of people a week.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is again urging patience among people waiting to be vaccinated against the coronavirus even as he threatens to take vaccines away from large hospital systems that his administration says aren’t moving fast enough to administer the shots.
The Coastal Health District announced Monday that it has temporarily paused appointment scheduling for new requests due to an overwhelming response from those in Phase 1a+ who are interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
While the state is currently in Phase 1a, which includes frontline healthcare workers, nursing homes and first responders, experts say teachers and school staff can expect to be in the next group to receive the vaccine.
Georgia Governor Kemp has announced plans to add adults aged 65 and older, law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders to the current group of individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination.
While many people are gearing up for a very different Christmas this year, there are still ways to celebrate the holiday safely with loved ones. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams shared some tips and insight on the COVID-19 vaccine.