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Gordon County Health Department expanding Pfizer vaccine eligibilit­y

- From Georgia Department of Public Health

The Gordon County Health Department has expanded Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine eligibilit­y to include ages five to 11.

All Georgians five and older are now eligible for free COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine approved for ages five through 17, however the health department also offers Moderna and J&J vaccines for those over 17.

In addition to the health department, COVID-19 vaccines are available through pediatrici­an offices, local pharmacies, and other healthcare providers.

For convenienc­e, please schedule all COVID-19 vaccinatio­ns by calling the Gordon County Health Department at 706-624-1444. For vaccine availabili­ty, please go to

Flu shots are also available from most healthcare providers, including the health department, and recommende­d for anyone over six month of age.

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