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Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
How do you get a Covid-19 vaccine in Georgia? It can be daunting and confusing, but never fear—here's a quick guide of which websites to go to, who is offering the shots, how to get your second dose scheduled, what to do if all the sites are booked, and what to do if you want a certain vaccine.
Atlantans are using social media crowdsourcing to find unclaimed Covid-19 vaccine appointments and wait lists for doses that would otherwise go to waste. They're also using social media to help others navigate the confusing vaccination system.
Compared with other states, Georgia has spent relatively little on public health in the past 10 years—and Governor Kemp’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes a $7 million cut to state public health funding compared to pre-pandemic levels, leaving county health departments to rely deeply on federal funds for their Covid-19 response.
Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine are expected to begin enrolling participants in a Phase 3 trial of a vaccine produced by Maryland-based Novavax.