SANDY SPRINGS, GA — Publix will distribute coronavirus vaccines at 108 Publix pharmacies across Georgia, including several in the Sandy Springs area, Publix officials announced Thursday.
In a collaboration with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, the grocery retail chain will administer coronavirus vaccines by appointment only for first responders, health care workers, Georgians age 65 and older and their caregivers, as well as residents and staff of long-term care facilities.
Eligible individuals can make appointments beginning Friday using Publix’s online reservation system, with vaccination appointments starting Saturday, Jan. 16.
“At Publix, we know how important it is to be there, especially in times of need,” Publix CEO Todd Jones said in a news release. “We are grateful for the opportunity to provide this critical service to the Georgia community.”
Vaccinations are provided while supplies last at no cost, according to the news release. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment.
Medicare members are instructed to bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card, and customers without health insurance are instructed to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.
Here are the Publix pharmacies where you can get the coronavirus vaccine in the Sandy Springs area:
4900 Atlanta Highway, Alpharetta
5180 McGinnis Ferry Road, Alpharetta
13800 Highway 9 N., Suite E, Alpharetta
5805 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek
885 Woodstock Road, Suite 100, Roswell
7525 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs
1100 Hammond Drive, Suite 300, Sandy Springs
This article originally appeared on the Sandy Springs Patch