Phoebe Putney Health System staff said they didn’t see a large increase in requests for the COVID-19 vaccine during the first day Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s order to expand vaccinations to anyone 16 and older went into effect.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp urged all of Georgia to get the COVID-19 vaccine, especially rural Georgians, during a ribbon-cutting for Phoebe Putney Health System’s two new $1 million dollar mobile wellness clinics in Albany Wednesday.
COVID-19 has been affecting many different health care fields. Dental Director with Albany-Area Primary Health Care Dr. LaBendra Shootes-Miller said it’s been extremely alarming for those in the dentistry field.
An Arizona man has been arrested after he cut off and held at gunpoint a caravan of National Guardsmen transporting COVID-19 vaccines to Matador, Texas around 7 a.m. this morning, according to Idalou Police.
Residents in Miller, Mitchell and Worth counties can visit the Georgia Department of Public Health’s online vaccine scheduling system, called Vaccine Registration and Administration Solution (VRAS) system.