Find vaccine information from the Georgia Department of Public Health
– April 23, 2021
The Georgia Department of Public Health has the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccines.
The state’s COVID-19 vaccination page includes a Vaccine Locator tool to find sites that are currently providing vaccinations; a status dashboard where you can see data about the amount of vaccines allocated, shipped, and administered to Georgians; and a list of locations where appointments are available.
All Georgians 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. You can pre-register for vaccination at one of the state's mass vaccination sites at MyVaccineGeorgia.com.
If you’re looking for a COVID-19 vaccination site near you, be sure to check back often as the participating vaccine site locations list will be updated frequently. Additional locations statewide will be added when providers are ready to safely administer the vaccine, and as vaccine supply allows.
- COVID-19 vaccines have passed rigorous reviews and are highly effective.
- Scientists had a significant head start developing the COVID-19 vaccines. COVID-19 is very similar to other viruses, which already have vaccines.
- Testing was thorough and successful. More than 70,000 people participated in clinical trials for the two vaccines to see if they are safe and effective. To date, the vaccines are up to 95 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.
- A COVID-19 vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19. None of the authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines or COVID-19 vaccines currently in development in the United States contain the live virus that causes COVID-19.
- Side effects are mild, temporary, and normal signs that your body is building protection. You may experience pain and swelling in the arm of the injection. Throughout the rest of your body, you may experience fever, chills, tiredness, and headaches. Read more about what to expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine from the CDC.