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Gov. Kemp pronounces new mass vaccination clinic coming to Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – Five new mass vaccination clinics will be distributed across the state of Georgia, and one of them will be located in Columbus today, Governor Kemp announced.

Clinics open in Columbus, Savannah, Cartersville, Waycross and Sandersville.

These new locations will open on March 17, before vaccine eligibility expands in the second half of the month.

The vaccination center in Columbus will be housed in the Columbus Civic Center.

There are currently four mass vaccination sites in Peach State in the following locations:

  • Macon Farmers Market: Bibb County, Eisenhower Parkway 2055, Macon, GA 31206
  • Albany Georgia Forestry Commission: Dougherty County, 2910 Newton Road, Albany, GA 31701
  • Delta Air Museum: Fulton County, 1220 Woolman Place SW, Hapeville, Georgia 30354
  • Habersham County Fairgrounds: Habersham County, 4235 Toccoa Highway Clarkesville, GA 30523

The weekly capacity for all nine of these state-run vaccination sites will be increased to 45,000 doses.

Governor Kemp also announced that the state will receive 83,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week, giving teachers priority to meet the goal of getting students back to school.

Click to register for the vaccine at any of nine government-run locations Here.

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