Free COVID vaccine doses available Thursday at Georgia Peach Festival

Festival goers will have the chance to get a free COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, June 10th from 6:00pm - 8:30pm.

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The North Central Health District is partnering with the non-profit organization CORE to provide COVID-19 vaccine at the Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley.

People attending the Georgia Peach Festival will have the chance to get a free COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, June 10th from 6:00pm – 8:30pm. The agencies will offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to community members 18 and older.

“CORE GA is honored to have the opportunity to bring one of our mobile vaccine unites to the GA Peach Festival,” said Kari Kvitten, CORE GA South Area Manager. “We look forward to vaccinating those over 18 with or without an appointment as we work to save and protect lives.”

Walk-ups will be accepted at the event, but pre-registration is encouraged for anyone interested in getting a vaccine. To pre-register, visit maconvax.coreresponse.org.

Anyone who wants to get the COVID-19 vaccine can also visit their local county health department. NCHD has 11 locations that provide COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment. Call the vaccine appointment line at 478-749-0179 or 1-844-987-0099 to schedule an appointment.

Find additional COVID-19 vaccine providers by visiting vaccines.gov.

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