ATLANTA, Ga. (WTXL) — In an emergency order signed Friday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp authorized dentists to be able to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
The executive order was announced by Gov. Kemp in a tweet Saturday afternoon.
Yesterday I signed Executive Order 01.15.21.01, extending our public health guidance and authorizing dentists in Georgia to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) January 16, 2021
To read the EO, click here: https://t.co/bov9z53f41
To view @GaDPH’s vaccine locator, click here: https://t.co/JsIjijruaf
The 53 page executive order addressed other things like new health guidance to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, new vaccination protocol and updated restaurant protocols.
One of the more notable protocols updated was the suspension of a state law that prohibited providing vaccines to people while they sat in their car.
The full executive order can be found by clicking here.
The governor also shared a link to a website that can show residents where to find the vaccine, it can be found by clicking here.