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News from North Central Health District:

Booster Doses Authorized for Moderna and J&J COVID Vaccines

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID vaccine Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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North Central Health District Identifies West Nile Virus Related Death

Everyone is Encouraged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

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North Central Health District Columbus Day holiday COVID-19 Testing & Closures

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) 13 county health departments will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday Monday, Oct. 11.

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Crawford County Health Department Closing for Move to Temporary Facility

Services Closed Oct. 6-8, Resuming at Temporary Location Oct. 11

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Peach County Health Department Closing for Move to Temporary Facility

Services Suspending Friday, Oct. 1 at noon, closed Oct. 4-6

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Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for COVID vaccine booster shots.

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North Central Health District expands COVID-19 testing to Jasper and Macon-Bibb Counties

COVID-19 Testing Offered at Five Total Locations

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Georgia Surpasses Grim COVID-19 Milestone

More Than 20,000 Lives Lost to COVID-19

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North Central Health District Labor Day Holiday COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination & Closures

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) 13 county health departments will be closed for the Labor Day holiday Monday, Sept. 6.

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UPDATE: All North Central Health District County COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Extending Hours for No-Appointment Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination Also Available as Regular Clinical Service

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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.

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Vaccination More Urgent Than Ever

COVID-19 Cases Increase and Delta Variant Spreads in Georgia

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Houston County Health Department Hosting Drive-thru Meningitis Vaccine Clinic for Students

Get Your Child Up to Date on Vaccine Requirements

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Child and Adult COVID-19 vaccine available! Now vaccinating ages 5 and older. Booster doses available for ages 12+. All 13 county health departments providing vaccines.See Schedule