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GA COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline

This hotline is for questions about COVID-19 and COVID vaccine only, not for scheduling appointments for vaccination.

(888) 357-0169

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Georgia Vaccine Plan

Follow the plan for distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia.

The Georgia Department of Public Health is currently administering COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1a+ which includes:

  • Healthcare workers (physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, EMS personnel, environmental services, etc.)
  • Residents and staff of long-term care facilities
  • Adults aged 65+ and their caregivers
  • Law enforcement, firefighters, first responders

Vaccine supply is very limited. Public health departments are scheduling vaccines by appointment only, as are most other providers. Depending on vaccine supply allocations from the federal government, it may be weeks before additional providers will have vaccine available for quicker and more widespread distribution.

Stop the Spread

Clean

  • Wash your hands frequently 
  • Disinfect surfaces
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

Social Distance

  • Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others
  • Wear a mask in public

Executive / Administrative Orders

COVID-19 Testing

If have questions about isolation and the next steps you should take after a positive COVID-19 test, please call 866-PUB-HLTH (866-782-4584).

Information can also be found at: https://dph.georgia.gov/isolation-contact

COVID-19 Testing in Georgia

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What Does My Test Mean?

Even with a negative test result, continue to practice safety protocol.

How Does COVID-19 Testing Work?

There are two different types of tests for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests. 

If you're sick or exposed to COVID-19

Identify Your Contacts

Each confirmed case of COVID-19 will work with trained DPH staff to identify everyone they've been in contact with to prevent additional spread of the disease. 

Isolate if Sick

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 infection, you must follow home isolation protocol.

Quarantine if Exposed

If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19, monitor your health for 14 days from your last possible exposure and quarantine at home.

Industry Guidance

Businesses and Employers

Información de salud en español

La enfermedad respiratoria causada por el COVID-19 es una pandemia mundial.

Contact COVID-19 Hotline

If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

Hotline:
COVID-19 Question and Answer Bot

Sign-Up for Alerts

PunchAlert is free and allows you to receive instant updates for COVID-19.

Text COVIDGAGEN (English) or COVIDGAESP (Spanish) to 77297

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