The Bulloch County Health Department will start COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday and Friday of next week. Citizens interested in getting a vaccine that are eligible* can visit the Southeast Health District’s website at www.sehdph.org to get additional information or call 855-473-4374 to schedule an appointment. The health department will NOT vaccinate without an appointment as vaccine supplies are limited.
*Eligible groups include the following:
-Healthcare workers in clinical settings (e.g., nurses, physicians, EMS, laboratory technicians, environmental services)
-Staff and residents of long-term care facilities
-All law enforcement and fire personnel (including volunteer departments)
-Adults aged 65 and older (and their caregivers as applicable)
The health department’s call center has received a large volume of calls. If you have been unable to get through to an agent, the department requests that you attempt to call again. Their call center hours are 7:30 AM until 5:30 PM Monday through Thursday, and 8 AM until 5 PM on Friday. If you receive an after-hours message during these hours, please disregard, and try to call again.
The Bulloch County Health Department also continues to offer COVID-19 testing on Mondays from 8:30am-11:30am.