Mobile Walk-In Vaccination Clinics in Gwinnett County Public Schools
GCPS encourages our community to learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations and take advantage of opportunities to get vaccinated. In an ongoing partnership with the Gwinnett Health Department and other health partners, GCPS continues to host vaccination clinics at high schools around the county during April. No appointment is necessary.
Participants will receive the Pfizer vaccine, which requires two shots. Individuals who are eligible for a booster shot may attend a vaccine clinic to get a booster. (The CDC recommends booster shots five months after receiving your second dose of the Pfizer OR Moderna vaccine, and two months after receiving the Johnson & Johnson shot. CDC has expanded booster dose eligibility to adolescents ages 12-17 years old.) Learn more about boosters, eligibility, and related FAQs on the CDC website.
One of our health partners—CORE—has been approved to provide vaccinations to children ages 5-11. For other clinics, children must be 12 or older to be served. Note that children ages 5 to 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Interpreters will be on site.
For more information on COVID vaccinations, go to the health department website or contact your healthcare provider. In addition, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) is working with Viral Solutions to provide vaccinations to children ages 5-11. Online, learn more about "no appointment COVID-19 vaccinations" for children and adults, including boosters.
Experts tell us no single tool is going to stop the pandemic. However, we can all do our part to slow COVID-19 transmission. The best protection from COVID-19—for yourself and others—will be a combination of strategies, including getting a COVID-19 vaccine if eligible, recommended mask use when levels of COVID-19 in the community are HIGH, maintaining distance when you can, staying home when ill, and washing your hands often. GCPS will continue to employ these and other established mitigation efforts, including continued use of enhanced ventilation practices, our Health Response Team process, and recommended cleaning and disinfecting practices in schools and on buses.