Beginning Monday, the Coastal Health District will offer Pfizer booster shots as recommended by the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Booster doses have been approved for the following individuals who received Pfizer vaccine more than six months ago:
-- Individuals aged 65 and older
-- Residents in long-term care settings
-- Individuals aged 18 and older with certain underlying medical conditions
-- Individuals aged 18 and older who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure because of where they work or live.
Booster shots have not yet been approved for anyone who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccines.
Please note that not every health department has Pfizer vaccine available.
The following locations do offer Pfizer vaccine by appointment and can give booster doses to eligible individuals. Dates and hours vary at each location
-- Chatham County Health Department main clinic – 1395 Eisenhower Drive
-- Chatham County Health Dept. Annex (former EmployAbility building) - 1249 Eisenhower Drive
-- West Chatham Site at Gulfstream - 171 Crossroads Parkway, Savannah
-- Savannah Fire Station #3 - 121 East Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah
-- Glynn County Health Department - 2747 Fourth St., Brunswick
-- Effingham County. Health Department - 802 Ga. Hwy 119 South, Springfield
-- Liberty County Health Department. - 1113 East Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville
Visit chdcovidvax.org for more details and to schedule an appointment.
For assistance, you may also call the COVID-19 Vaccination Phone Bank at 912-230-5506 Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Chatham County Health Department continues to stress the importance of vaccination for all Georgians aged 12 and older. Vaccination is the best tool to protect lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state
. For more information about COVID-19, including booster shot eligibility, visit covid19.gachd.org.