SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Chatham County Well being Division says it is going to start giving our boosters of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Sept. 27.
The Meals and Drug Administration (FDA), Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) and Georgia Division of Public Well being (DPH) have all advisable boosters for a variety of teams, six months after their second dose.
- Folks 65 years or older
- Residents in long-term care amenities
- Folks 18 or older with underlying well being circumstances
- Folks 18 or older at elevated threat of COVID an infection as a consequence of the place they stay or work
For native vaccine websites and data, click or tap here. Boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have but to be authorised by the FDA.
Practically half of county residents are absolutely vaccinated with 55% a minimum of partially vaccinated — barely above the Peach State’s common, in line with the DPH’s vaccine dashboard. Up to now, Georgia has reported greater than 1.2 million whole circumstances and misplaced almost 22,000 lives as a consequence of COVID-19.