Describe the site of high-dose vaccination to stop the first dose of Pfizer

April 27-Atlanta-Georgia Emergency Management and Land Security, Georgia Public Health Service, and Governor’s Office move eight state-owned high-dose vaccination sites to single doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccines, Pfizer Announced that it will be the second. Administration by May 21. The first dose of Pfizer vaccine will not be given at these sites after April 30th.

“The dramatic increase in supply and availability of the COVID-19 vaccine across the state has made far more Georgians easily accessible to the vaccine at local pharmacies, grocery stores, or clinics. “GEMA / HS Director Chris Stallings said. news release. “With more than 300,000 doses on state sites in the last few months, demand on highly successful state-operated sites has dropped significantly in the last two weeks.

“With this transition to Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose vaccine next month, we want to complete the complete vaccination cycle for the first Pfizer-vaccinated Georgians on our site and use our site. We can continue to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to Georgians, deploying the first dose of Pfizer, previously assigned to GEMA / HS, to other local providers throughout Georgia. “

“We are very grateful to the GEMA / HS team for their efforts and dedication over the past few months to deliver life-saving vaccines quickly and efficiently in all parts of the Department of State,” said Governor Brian Kemp. It was. “As more Georgians become available in the local community, the state’s work is now working more closely with local providers, private partners, public health districts and trusted community leaders. Encouraging Georgians to vaccinate. These highly effective vaccines are tickets to return to our normal state and help the state get more shots with advancing weapons. Ready to do. “

The Public Health Service announced on Friday that the state would follow ACIP and CDC recommendations when resuming Johnson and Johnson vaccine administration.

“Our team will work closely with local providers, community leaders, nonprofits, businesses, local public health services, etc. to use Pfizer’s first dose quickly and efficiently at the community level. “Dr. Kathleen Tomy, Georgia DPH Commissioner, said. “I ask all Georgians to sign up to get their shots as soon as possible to ensure that we protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our neighbors from COVID-19. I will continue to urge you. “

To schedule a vaccine appointment in your local public health department, visit the following website: To schedule vaccination reservations or find a state-owned mass vaccination site available for walk-up vaccination, please visit: