North Central Health District


North Central Health District and CORE Providing COVID-19 Vaccine at GA Peach Festival


Walk-up Vaccination Available 6-8:30 p.m.

Attendees at this year’s Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley will have the opportunity to get their free COVID-19 vaccine at the event. North Central Health District (NCHD) and CORE will be at the event offering the Johnson & Johnson COIVD-19 vaccine to community members that want to help protect themselves and their community.

“CORE GA is honored to have the opportunity to bring on e 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.”

Vaccination at the festival will be offered Thursday, June 10, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Walk-ups will be accepted at the event, but pre-registration is encouraged for anyone interested in getting a vaccine. Visit to pre-register. Please note that vaccination will only be available to those age 18 and older due to the use of Johnson & Johnson.

Anyone that wants to get their COVID-19 shot also has the opportunity to visit their local county health department. NCHD offers 11 locations that provide COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment, or community members can use 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

“COVID-19 vaccines are now one of the best tools we have to overcome this pandemic,” said Sabine Biabe A Som, NCHD Immunization Coordinator. “While we still have a long way to go, every person vaccinated is one more step in the right direction.”

For more information about the COVID-19, including testing information, guidance and more, visit Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines at For additional Georgia COVID-19 information, visit

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