Starting Monday, September 27, the Coastal Health District will offer Pfizer booster shots, as recommended by the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control, and Georgia Department of Public Health. Booster doses have been approved for the following people who received Pfizer vaccine more … than Six months ago:
- People 65 years of age and over,
- Residents of long-term care facilities,
- People aged 18 and over with certain underlying medical conditions, and
- People aged 18 and over who are at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 because of their place of work or residence.
Booster injections have not yet been approved for anyone who has received COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. Note: Not all health services have the Pfizer vaccine. The following locations offer the Pfizer vaccine by appointment and may give booster doses to eligible individuals. Dates and times vary at each location.
- Chatham Co. Health Dept. Main Clinic – 1395 Eisenhower Dr.
- Chatham Co. Health Dept. Annex (former EmployAbility building) – 1249 Eisenhower Dr.
- West Chatham Site @ Gulfstream – 171 Crossroads Parkway, Savannah
- Savannah Fire Station # 3 – 121 East Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah
- Glynn Co. Health Department – 2747 Fourth Street, Brunswick
- Effingham Co. Health Department – 802 Hwy. 119 South, Springfield
- Liberty Co. Health Dept. – 1113 East Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville
Please visit chdcovidvax.org for more details and to make an appointment. For assistance, you can also call our COVID-19 Vaccination Phone Bank at 912-230-5506 Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Coastal Health District continues to emphasize the importance of vaccination for all Georgians aged 12 and over. Vaccination is our best tool to protect lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state.
Chatham County Health Department cuts essential services only
To meet the anticipated demand for booster vaccinations, the Chatham County Health Department is temporarily reducing some services and rescheduling some existing appointments. As of now, only essential services will be offered in addition to the COVID-19 vaccination. Essential services include:
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
- Childhood vaccinations required for school attendance
- Infectious Disease Services (STD / TB / HIV)
- Contraceptive services
- Babies can’t wait
- Children’s dental services
Appointments are mandatory for all services. This change does not affect environmental health services or vital records.