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State Interagency Coordinating Council

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Welcome to Georgia's State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention Programs.

The mission of the Georgia State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention programs is to advise the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and other agencies responsible for serving the families of infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities, about providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system aimed at promoting optimal child development and family functioning.

Upcoming Meetings

SPECIAL NOTE TO PARENTS:

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! What are your thoughts, ideas and concerns about the Babies Can’t Wait Program?  Would you like to attend the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) meeting?

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                        

Oct. 22, 2021                                                                                        

Booster Doses Authorized for Moderna and J&J COVID Vaccines
 

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID vaccine Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These boosters are in addition to previously approved booster doses of Pfizer vaccine.

For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial 2-dose series:

For people who received the J&J COVID vaccine, booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.

Survey 

The Georgia Department of Public Health's WIC Survey is Live and Ready for Your Feedback!

You are invited to complete an online survey regarding our Women, Infant and Children (WIC) services provided during the pandemic.

Please go to surveymonkey.com/r/6DX63MD or click this button:

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Public Health departments, offices and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens & Whitfield counties are CLOSED today for the State Holiday. But MAKO Medical COVID-19 Testing is available! Get info at bit.ly/FREECoVTestingInNorthGA