Douglas County School District to continue offering free COVID-19 shots

Douglas County School District will once again offer free COVID-19 vaccines at all five of the district’s high schools the second week of July, according to a Monday Facebook post.

The vaccination event, which is a continuing partnership with Premier Drugstore and Cobb & Douglas Public Health, will run from July 12 to 14, according to the Facebook post. Shots are available to all Douglas County School District employees and students aged 12 and older.

On July 12, vaccines will be available at Lithia Springs High School from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and New Manchester High School from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., according to the Facebook post. Shots will be offered July 13 at Alexander High School from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Chapel Hill High school from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. On July 14, shots will be offered at Douglas County High School from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The district held a vaccination event from June 21 to 23, with shots being administered in each schools’ respective gymnasium. 

Similar to this event, shots will either be administered in the schools’ gymnasiums, auditoriums or other convenient locations, a communications person for the district said. She said there will be signs outside the school buildings to direct people where to receive their shots.

No appointment is necessary to receive the shot, according to the Facebook post. 

Questions can be directed to communications by calling 770-651-2000.

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