(COLUMBUS, Ga.) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) Mass Vaccination Site at the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Ga. will have extended hours on Thursday, April 15 and will be open an additional day this week on Saturday, April 17.

The Site will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday. The Site allows both walk-ups and drive-ups with no appointments necessary during regular hours and during extended hours. Normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointments are not required at this Site, but having an appointment makes the process quicker. If you would prefer to make an appointment to receive your vaccination at the Site, visit myvaccinegeorgia.com.


As part of the Office of the Governor, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency collaborates with local, state and federal governments in partnership with private sector and non-governmental organizations to protect life and property against man-made and natural emergencies. GEMA/HS’s website and preparedness campaign provides Georgians with the knowledge needed to effectively prepare for disasters. Go to gema.georgia.gov/plan-prepare/ready-georgia for information on developing a custom emergency plan and Ready kit.