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Appointments filled for first NGHS COVID-19 vaccine events

By Austin Eller Anchor/Reporter

UPDATE: According to the NGHS appointment scheduled, the appointments for the first round of clinics have been filled. 

Northeast Georgia Health System has announced northeast Georgians who are 65 or older can now schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at one of several vaccine events in January.

According to a press release from the Health System, seven COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic events are planned through the end of January, with follow-up events where participants will receive their second dose of the vaccine.

“We are offering as many appointments as possible with the vaccine supply and staffing resources we have available,” said Bobby Norris, vice president of operations for Northeast Georgia Physicians Group in a prepared statement. “We will add more appointments – at more locations – as soon as we can. In the meantime, we appreciate everyone’s patience.”

To schedule an appointment, visit https://www.nghs.com/covid-19/vaccine-registration/. The release states walk-ins will not be accepted.

A full list of dates and locations for the events is available below:

  • Jan. 11 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Corporate Plaza (3137 Frontage Rd.) in Oakwood. The second dose will be received on Feb. 8.
     
  • Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Corporate Plaza (3137 Frontage Rd.) in Oakwood. The second dose will be received on Feb. 11.
     
  • Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Corporate Plaza (3137 Frontage Rd.) in Oakwood. The second dose will be received on Feb. 13.
     
  • Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Veteran’s Park (186 Recreation Rd.) in Dawsonville. The second dose will be received on Feb. 15.
     
  • Jan. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NGPG Family Health Associates (63 West Candler St.) in Winder. The second dose will be received on Feb. 20.
     
  • Jan. 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at NGPG Family Medicine Medical Park 2, Suite 102 (1439 Jesse Jewell Parkway) in Gainesville. The second dose will be received on Feb. 24.
     
  • Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NGPG Toccoa Clinic (58 Big A Rd.) in Toccoa. The second dose will be received on Feb. 27.
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