|Andrew Cauthen||Quinn Hudson|
|Communications Manager||Chief Communications Officer|
|404-371-2806 (o)||404-371-2813 (o)|
|470-553-4408 (c)||470-522-8923 (c)|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 2022
DeKalb Offers $100 for Vaccinations at Stonecrest Mall on Saturday, Sept. 24
Ages 12 years and older eligible to receive shots
DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will give a $100 prepaid debit card to everyone who receives a COVID-19 vaccination or booster shot on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. In addition, see-through bookbags filled with school supplies will be distributed.
Ringmaster Casual Cal & A Little Touch of Circus will perform including Fresh the Clowns, Gabon African acrobats and stilt walkers. Other live entertainment will be provided.
While 62 percent of DeKalb residents are fully vaccinated with two doses, only 32 percent have received a booster dose.
Participants are encouraged to pre-register at www.dekalbcountyga.gov/getvaxxed to shorten wait times.
From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., DeKalb County Board of Health and DeKalb County Fire Rescue will administer voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots to anyone 12 years of age and older at The Mall at Stonecrest, 2929 Turner Hill Rd., Stonecrest, GA 30038. Other partners include the DeKalb County School District and the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.
Persons will be able to remain in their vehicles when receiving vaccinations, and walk-ups are welcome.
COVID-19 vaccinations are free, however, participants are asked to bring insurance information and a photo identification, if available. While participants will not be billed, an administration fee may be applied for Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance.
Participants are asked to bring their CDC vaccination card. Without the vaccination card, a vaccination record will have to be verified.
Everyone will have a choice of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines and boosters.