MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – Atrium Health Navicent patients now have another option to combat coronavirus after being hospitalized.
Atrium Health Navicent is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to hospital patients prior to discharge via physician’s order. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that everyone aged 5 and older complete a COVID-19 vaccine series and everyone eligible also receive a vaccine booster. A parent or guardian must consent for vaccines administered to minors.
The President of Atrium Health Navicent and CEO Delvecchio Finley stated, “As we enter into our second winter of this pandemic, we are proud to offer this added protection to hospital patients prior to their discharge from Atrium Health Navicent The Medical Center. They are encourage the public to get vaccination, this is best method to reduce the spread of this deadly pandemic.”
Atrium Health Navicent also offers vaccinations by appointment at Atrium Health Navicent Primary Care West Macon and Atrium Health Navicent Children’s Care in downtown Macon.
For more information, you visit COVIDSafeGa.org to schedule an appointment. Vaccine availability is allocated and managed by the state.