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Georgia governor authorizes dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccine

Governor Brian Kemp
Posted at 6:05 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 18:05:57-05

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.

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.

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering