Mass vaccination site to open in Washington County

SANDERSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT ) — Word of Life Church in Sandersville is offering the COVID vaccine this week.

The site is one of five new mass vaccination sites around the state.

To receive a vaccine, register at Only those in the state’s eligibility group can receive the vaccine.

Drive-thru vaccination process

  • Once arriving to the site, check-in and answer questions about your health
  • Receive the vaccine while remaining in your car
  • You must wait 15 minutes before leaving in case you have an allergic reaction to the vaccine. EMA is available to help.

Area 1 Homeland security coordinator David Shanks says they’re excited to provide the vaccine to a rural area.

“All of us want to help, we want to help our citizens in the state,” Shanks said.

Organizers plan to have 20-30 nurses administer around 500 Pfizer vaccines daily.

“Providing a space is just a blessing all the way around,” Word of Life senior pastor Dr. Michael Parker said.

The site will be open from Wednesday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Word of Life Church is located at 1209 S Harris St. in Sandersville.

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