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District 4 Public Health - COVID19

District 4 Public Health is fully complying to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. With updates and reports coming in daily, District 4 recommends residents to use the CDC’s resources to stay aware of the most current information.

The CDC provides education and guidance on how to protect yourself and what to do if you are sick. It also answers common questions for those wondering if you should get tested, are unsure of how to care for someone with symptoms, or in need of advice on adjusting your everyday life. All these things and more can be found here:

COVID-19 Testing for All Individuals

  • Free testing is being offered at all of our health departments, click here for locations.
  • Free rapid self-tests for COVID-19 are available at your local Health Department
  • Click here to find a commercial testing site in your area.
  • PCR testing at TestAndGo kiosks, (open 24-7) in Lamar and Henry County. Pre-registration link

Treatment and Medications

COVID-19 medications are now available through your doctor and local pharmacies.  If you have COVID-19 symptoms, do not wait to get treated. Learn more about treatments and medications here.

Information Concerning the COVID-19 Vaccine

Georgia eligibility is now open for everyone 6 month and older and COVID Vacccine + Booster for 5 years of age and older.
District 4 health departments offer COVID-19 vaccines and boosters with no out-of-pocket costs to individuals. If a patient has insurance, the health department may bill the company for administrative costs related to the vaccine.

Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters

CDC recommends everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, including all primary series doses and boosters for their age group:

  • People ages 6 months through 4 years should get all COVID-19 primary series doses.
  • People ages 5 years and older should get all primary series doses, and the booster dose recommended for them by CDC, if eligible.
    • People ages 5 years to 11 years are currently recommended to get the original (monovalent) booster.
    • People ages 12 years and older are recommended to receive one updated Pfizer or Moderna (bivalent) booster.
      • This includes people who have received all primary series doses and people who have previously received one or more original (monovalent) boosters.
      • At this time, people aged 12 years to 17 years can only receive the updated Pfizer bivalent booster.
  • Getting a COVID-19 vaccine after you recover from COVID-19 infection provides added protection against COVID-19.
  • People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters.
  • COVID-19 vaccine and booster recommendations may be updated as CDC continues to monitor the latest data.

Note: Pfizer and Moderna vaccine are authorized for children aged 6 months through 17.  For more information about COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for children and teens, visit  the CDC’s COV

COVID-19 Bivalent Booster

Bivalent booster doses are now available at our county health departments!
These reformulated booster vaccines target the original strain of the COVID-19 virus plus the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, offering protection against the currently circulating COVID-19 variants. People should wait at least two months after completing their primary COVID vaccine series or their last booster shot before getting the bivalent booster.

The bivalent booster manufactured by Pfizer is authorized for individuals aged 12 and older. The bivalent booster by Moderna is authorized for adults aged 18 and older.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

CountyDay of the weekHours of operationRegistration link
Butts County
Health Department
463 Ernest Biles Dr, Jackson, GA 30233
Thursday & FridayThurs: 8:30am-11:30am
Fri: 8:30am-4:00pm
click to register
Carroll County Health Department
1201 Newnan Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116
Monday & Tuesday 8:30-11:00amwalk in
Coweta County Health Department
70 Hospital Rd, Newnan, GA 30263
Monday & Wednesday1:00-4:00pmclick to register
Fayette County
140 W Stonewall Ave, Ste 107
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Friday8:00am-3:00pmclick to register
Heard County
Health Department
1191 Franklin Pkwy, Franklin, GA 30217
Oct. 13 -14
Thurs. & Fri.
Oct. 18 -19
Tues. & Wed.
Oct. 26 - 27
Wed. & Thurs.
Thurs: 1-3:00pm
Fri: 9-11am
Tues & Wed: 9:00am- 3:00pm
Wed: 9:00-11:00am
Thurs: 1:00-3:00pm
click to register
Henry County
Health Department
135 Henry Pkwy, McDonough, GA 30253
Friday8:15-11:30am & 1:15-3:00pmclick to register
Lamar County Health Department
100 Academy Dr. Barnesville, GA 30204
Monday - FridayMon-Thurs: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 1:00-4:30pm
click to register
Pike County
541 Griffin St
Zebulon, GA 30295
Tues: 8:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:45pm
Fri: 1:00-3:45pm
click to register
Spalding County
Health Department
1007 Memorial Drive, Griffin, GA 30224
Friday8:00-11:30am click to register
Troup County Health Department
900 Dallis St, Ste A LaGrange, GA 30241
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:00-11:30am, 1:00-3:30pmclick to register
Upson County Health Department
314 E Lee St, Thomaston, GA 30286
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Mon, Tues & Thurs: 9:00am-11:30am &
1:00pm -4:45pm
Fri: 9:00am-11:00am &
click to register

How to make an appointment

Scheduling system works best with Google Chrome Browser.

Click here to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

If you need assistance, call:
Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line – (888) 457-0186
District 4 Public Health Appointment Line – (800) 847-4262

Though appointments are preferred, our health departments also accept walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccines only.

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccinations

Georgia residents who are currently homebound due to an ongoing physical or mental disability and are unable to travel to a COVID-19 vaccination site can request to receive vaccination at their home. Please email HVS@dph.ga.gov with the following information for the person who requires at home vaccination:

Date of birth
Contact phone number
The contact phone number will be used to obtain additional information and schedule the vaccination