Cobb & Douglas Public Health to administer COVID-19 vaccine at Jim Miller Park

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Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) will administer the COVID-19 vaccine at Jim Miller Park. It will be by appointment only, and registration details are at Cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com

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This week’s phase of the vaccine, beginning January 7, will be for frontline healthcare workers.

Then on Tuesday January 12 the next round of vaccinations will begin, with eligibility expanded to include residents 65 years and older. For that phase, registration will open January 11.

The entire news release announcing the details is reprinted below:

http://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.org/Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to residents in Phase 1A on Thursday, January 7 at Jim R. Miller Park instead of the current site at the Marietta Public Health Center. Phase 1A includes healthcare personnel working on the front lines of the pandemic. 

A vaccination appointment system has been created exclusively for Phase 1A participants and they will receive an email from CDPH on how to register after they complete the enrollment form. Participants in Group 1A will be asked for proof of healthcare personnel status and priority will be given to Cobb and Douglas County residents.    

Beginning on Tuesday, January 12, CDPH will begin vaccinating residents in Phase 1A+. This phase includes public safety professionals and individuals age 65 years and older. An appointment system for people in Phase 1A+ will be available on the CDPH website beginning on Monday, January 11.

Jim R. Miller Park has served as a full time COVID-19 testing site since April 2020 and will now serve as a full time COVID-19 vaccination site. CDPH will continue to offer COVID-19 testing at satellite locations throughout Cobb and Douglas Counties.  Testing registration may still be found on our website at Cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com.

Points to Remember: CDPH will administer vaccines by appointment only. Participants will be asked to remain on-site for 15 minutes for post-vaccination observation. No walk-up appointments are available – participants must remain in their vehicle to receive the vaccine and be accessible to clinical staff providing the shot.  Residents are also reminded that many healthcare providers, in addition to public health, are gearing up to provide this service across the county next week. 

About Cobb & Douglas Public Health
Cobb & Douglas Public Health, along with the Georgia Department of Public Health, has been committed to the mission of “Healthier Lives. Healthier Community. since 1920. We are dedicated to improving our residents’ quality of life by tracking and preventing the spread of disease, promoting health and safety, providing exceptional medical services, and ensuring that our community is prepared for public health emergencies. For more information, visit www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com.

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31 Comments on "Cobb & Douglas Public Health to administer COVID-19 vaccine at Jim Miller Park"

  1. Charlotte Milam | January 5, 2021 at 7:14 pm | Reply

    I am 75 and my husband is 77. I understand we can make an appointment to get COVID vaccine at Jim r Miller park. What do I need to do to get the vaccine?

  2. Iam 83 yr old female NEED TO MAKE APPT.

  3. Where do we get an application for the vaccine? I am in 1a

    • The registration opens for residents 65 and over on January 11. I’ll post the link here when it’s open. If you are a health care provider I’d phone the CDPH and ask them, since they haven’t publicly posted the link yet.

  4. My husband and I are 70 and would like to be on Cobb list for COVID vaccines at Jim Miller Park ASAP.
    Thank you.

  5. PAM SHIREY CANNON | January 6, 2021 at 1:58 pm | Reply

    Where is the place on the website to sign up for a vaccination? I’m 70, almost 71.

  6. Jerrold Smith | January 6, 2021 at 4:05 pm | Reply

    I am 95 and need to make an appt for Covid vaccine? Where do I do this?

  7. ELISABETH J HARDIN | January 7, 2021 at 10:27 am | Reply

    where is the appointment link for the vaccine?

  8. My wife and I would like to be vaccinated against Covid.
    We are both older than 66. I would like to be put on schedule
    We live in Marietta Powdersprings area

  9. I’m a caregiver for the elderly. I want to know when I can get the shot? I’m turning 65 this year myself. How can I make appointment?

  10. I am 81 years old and need vaccine..

  11. Do I need to make two appointments, one for myself and one for my husband.

    • viola I have the same question tried all day yesterday and couldn’t get through to the website
      Wondering if you had any success.
      Its most frustrating! I heard they are out of vaccine now but get shipments every 2 days.
      Thanks for a reply if you have timely

  12. I am 66 and would like to get vaccinated asap

  13. How do I make the appointment to be vaccinated. I am 87 years old

  14. Carol Stafford | January 11, 2021 at 3:35 pm | Reply

    If the website is down does that mean that no one is getting vaccine. I am concerned that everyone BUT the elderly, like over 80, will get the vaccine and we will be left out. Who is getting vaccine when the site is down

  15. My husband and I are both 77 years old and would like to make an appointment for the vaccine. Thank you for your help in fixing this problem.

  16. Have tried several days without success, please give a website where I can get in line for my vaccine shot for Covid. My age falls in line with your regulations (81 years old)

  17. I have tried so many times to get an appointment for 1st vaccine for covid
    Have never been able to get the website to come up. I am 70 what do I do to get this to work?

  18. I’m 76 and I need the vaccine

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