Northwest Georgia Public Health News

  1. Georgians 16+ Eligible for COVID Vaccine

    March 23, 2021 - 

    Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its COVID vaccine eligibility beginning March 25, 2021, to include all Georgians aged 16 and older. Increased COVID vaccine supply and significant progress in vaccinating Georgia seniors, our most vulnerable population, allows the state to move forward and to ensure all vaccine doses are being put into arms.

  2. Georgia Expands COVID Vaccine Eligibility

    March 10, 2021 - 

    Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its vaccine eligibility March 15, 2021, to include adults aged 55 and older, individuals with disabilities and certain medical conditions.

  3. DPH and DHS Team Up to Help Seniors Get COVID-19 Vaccine

    February 18, 2021 - 

    Atlanta – The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) are joining efforts to ensure vulnerable seniors get access to the COVID-19 vaccine. DPH, DHS and local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) will be helping older adults to sign up for and coordinate transportation services to vaccination appointments across the state.

  4. Weather Delays COVID Vaccine Shipments to Georgia

    February 16, 2021 - 

    Atlanta – Winter weather across the country is significantly impacting shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received notification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that normally would have arrived the first part of this week were held back by the manufacturers due to the weather.

  5. New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website

    February 15, 2021 - 

     Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a new COVID vaccine dashboard on the DPH website https://dph.georgia.gov/. The dashboard provides a detailed, transparent picture of vaccination administration in Georgia.

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