Commissioner Elsberry announced that Redmond Regional Medical Center will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccine drive in Chattooga County.

The vaccine will be available to the first 100 people to sign up. The vaccine drive will be held on April 14th, with the second date on May 5th.

Commissioner Elsberry said those wishing to receive this vaccine should call the Commissioner’s Office at 706-857-0700 to be placed on the list. The vaccine drive will be at the Chattooga Civic Center located on Highway 48 in Summerville. The vaccine will be administered from 9 am to noon. Redmond will be administering the Pfizer vaccine.

Vaccine eligibility in Georgia is now open to everyone ages 16 and over.  Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine approved for teens 16 and 17 years old.