Information on COVID-19 Vaccinations
- CDC has some helpful general information about COVID-19 vaccines located here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines.html.
- The press release about the expansion of phase 1-A of the vaccine roll out in Georgia is available here: https://dph.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-12-30/more-georgians-become-eligible-receive-covid-19-vaccine.
- The following Georgia Department of Public Health website provides the phone number for the GA COVID-19 vaccine hotline and additional information about the vaccine and Georgia’s vaccination plan: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine.
- Anyone can sign-up for email updates related to COVID-19 vaccinations via the sign-up information on our Cobb & Douglas Public Health website at http://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/ or http://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/covid-vaccine/..
Home-Proofing for COVID-19 and the Flu
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“If you are 65 years of age or older, a resident of Douglas County, AND do NOT have internet access, Douglas County Senior Services may be able to assist you with making an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Those older adults who meet all of these criteria can call 770-489-3100 between the hours of 8:30 AM–2:30 PM to speak with a Douglas County Senior Services representative for further assistance.”
Senior Services provides a variety of services designed to promote and preserve the independence and integrity of older adults in Douglas County. The department’s vision is a community in which every older adult is able to maintain an independent lifestyle as long as possible without sacrificing their dignity or self-esteem.
Services are available to all Douglas County residents age 60 and older.
Congregate Meal Program Closed Until Further Notice
Due to the recent Corona Virus Pandemic the Douglas County Senior Center will be closed until further notice. The senior center will not be providing transportation to the center, no meals will be served at the center and no activities will take place. Meals on Wheels and Non-Emergency Medical Transportation will continue at this time. Homemaker services have been suspended until further notice. If you are in need of meal delivery you can call the Empower Line at 404-609-4559 or you can click on the link below for