DeKalb Health Officials to Begin Monkeypox Vaccination

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DECATUR, Ga. – In partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Health, the DeKalb County Board of Health has now received monkeypox vaccine to begin offering appointments at its health centers and to conduct large vaccination clinics.

Limited vaccination appointments will be available at the following regional health center locations:

• Richardson Health Center (for established or new Early Care Clinic patients only),
445 Winn Way, Decatur, beginning Tues., July 26.
• T.O. Vinson Health Center, 440 Winn Way, Decatur, beginning Tues. July 26.
• Clifton Springs Health Center, 3110 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur, beginning Fri., July 29.
• North DeKalb Health Center, 3807 Clairmont Rd., NE, Chamblee, beginning Mon., Aug. 1.

Appointments are required due to limited vaccine availability and can be obtained by visiting the Board of Health website.

The DeKalb County Board of Health’s first large vaccination clinic will be held on Fri., July 29, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the North DeKalb Health Center. Two hundred appointments will be available for this date only.

Appointments are required due to limited vaccine availability and can be obtained by visiting the Board of Health website after 9:00 a.m. on Wed., July 27, or contacting one of the following community support services organizations:

• NAESM
• Positive Impact Health Centers
• Someone Cares
• Standing to Achieve New Direction (STAND)
• Thrive SS

These community support services organizations have been allotted a limited number of vaccination appointment slots for the vaccination clinic.

Individuals exhibiting symptoms in DeKalb County should contact the Board of Health’s Office of Epidemiology and Statistics at 404-508-7870.

For more information and updates about monkeypox, contact the DeKalb County Board of Health at
404-294-3700 or visit dekalbhealth.net.