Georgia Hospitals on Diversion

The current surge of COVID cases throughout Georgia is stretching hospital and EMS personnel and resources to unprecedented levels.

DPH News Release - ACIP Recommends Additional COVID Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Following the FDA’s authorization of an additional COVID vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is now recommending that certain patients with weakened immune systems receive an additional dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine. The recommendation does not include J&J vaccine recipients at this time

DPH News Release - Georgia DPH Presents Say "Yes" Summer

In an urgent effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its Delta variant, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is hosting a series of pop-up events to get more Georgians vaccinated. The Say “YES” Summer events will offer walk-up vaccinations that are free and do not require appointments, insurance, or identification.

Vaccination More Urgent Than Ever

If you were waiting for the right time to get vaccinated, that time is now! The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to get vaccinated as the number of new COVID-19 cases increases daily and the Delta variant spreads.

COVID-19 Daily Status Report and COVID Vaccine Dashboard Updates

Effective July 1, 2021, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will no longer provide updates to the COVID-19 Daily Status Report and the COVID vaccine dashboard on weekends and holidays. Updates will continue Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. for both data resources.

GA DPH Seeks Public Input on Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking public comment on the Georgia Fiscal Year 2021 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHBG). The purpose of this public hearing is to collect public comments on the work plan and deliverables of this grant.

DPH and CORE Honored by Latin American Association

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) have been honored by the Latin American Association (LAA) with the Pacesetter Award for their work in providing COVID vaccinations to Latinx communities in Georgia.

DPH Follows FDA CDC Guidance Will Resume J&J Vaccination

Following a thorough safety review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the CDC and ACIP have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the J&J COVID vaccine in the U.S. should be lifted.

DPH Follows FDA and CDC Guidance  Pausing J&J Vaccinations in Georgia

Following the guidance and recommendations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is pausing J&J (Janssen) vaccinations in Georgia until further notice. 

DPH Dashboard Temporarily Unavailable

Due to ongoing system and data transfer issues that have caused delays in updating the COVID vaccine dashboard every day, the Georgia Department of Public Health is temporarily taking down the dashboard from the DPH website.