COVID-19 Vaccine Options

University Health Care System is currently following state guidelines to vaccinate essential health care personnel against COVID-19, which includes medical and non-medical staff necessary to provide care for our community.

Per Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s order, the state’s healthcare workers, first responders, law enforcement officers, firefighters and residents 65 and over may register for the COVID-19 vaccine through the Georgia Department of Public Health by visiting You may also contact the Georgia COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 888-357-0169 to schedule a date and time.

Per South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s order, the state is currently concentrating its vaccinations on residents and staff of long-term care facilities, first responders and health care personnel. University Health Care System will provide information on ways to register when more vaccines become available.  

In addition to social distancing efforts, a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is a critical component in reducing illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths. It will help restore a sense of normalcy to our nation. University Health Care System will continue to contact the public as we learn more about distribution plans and determine when we can begin vaccinating the public. Contact may include phone calls, social media and MyChart messages to patients. Please do not contact your physician to schedule a vaccination appointment and continue to wear a mask, wash your hands and socially distance to protect yourself, your family and your community.