Georgia COVID-19 vaccination eligibility expands for upcoming Publix Pharmacy appointment opportunities
LAKELAND, Fla., March 24, 2021 — Starting tomorrow, individuals ages 16 and older in the state of Georgia are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Publix Pharmacy administers the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, which are only authorized for use in individuals 18 years of age and older. Individuals ages 16 and 17 are encouraged to find sites administering the Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for ages 16 and older.
The online appointment reservation system will open Thursday, March 25, at 7 a.m. Eastern time for Moderna COVID-19 vaccination appointments at 146 Georgia Publix Pharmacy locations.
Georgia Publix Pharmacy locations can administer COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals ages 18 and older who live or work in the state.
Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Individuals can use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at their nearby store.
The system opens Thursday, March 25, at 7 a.m. Eastern time for appointment times on Monday, March 29, through Friday, April 2. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following Georgia counties, while supplies last: Barrow, Bibb, Bryan, Camden, Carroll, Catoosa, Chatham, Cherokee, Clarke, Cobb, Colquitt, Columbia, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Dougherty, Douglas, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Glynn, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Houston, Lee, Lowndes, Muscogee, Newton, Oconee, Paulding, Richmond, Rockdale, Thomas, Tift, Troup and Walton. View a full list of Georgia pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Costs and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.
Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.
The most up-to-date information about Publix’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts can be found at publix.com/covidvaccine.