Covid-19 Vaccines at Georgia Tech

Covid-19 vaccination at Georgia Tech.

We now have a powerful new tool in the fight against the coronavirus. Georgia Tech has received its first allotment of Covid-19 vaccines. Learn about the vaccine.

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Vaccine Rollout Plan

The Institute has been working diligently with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) to develop a vaccine rollout plan for the entire campus community. This plan consists of consecutive phases with corresponding groups.
 

 

Current Phase

 

Phase 1A+

We are in the initial phase of vaccine distribution.

As of January 13, 2021

Phase 1A+

For Georgia Tech, this phase prioritizes:

  • Stamps Health Services staff.
  • CARE staff and Counseling Center staff.
  • Health Initiatives victim advocates and nutritionists.
  • Georgia Tech Police Department staff.
  • Covid-19 surveillance testing personnel.
  • Athletic Association medical staff and trainers.
  • Georgia Tech employees 65 years of age or older.

Phase 1B

The next phase, Phase 1B, is expected to be open to all faculty and staff, including affiliate, auxiliary, and foundation employees.

Phase 1C

Phase 1C is expected to include persons ages 16-64 with medical conditions that increase the risk for severe illness with Covid-19. This includes Georgia Tech students.

Phase 2

Phase 2 is expected to include all Georgia Tech students.

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Eligibility Notifications

  • For each phase, notifications on how and when to register for a vaccine appointment will be sent directly to members of these groups.
  • Additional groups will be notified of their eligibility upon completion of the previous phase.   
  • Once you are notified that you are eligible to receive the vaccine, register for a vaccine appointment by following these instructions: How to Schedule a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment.
    Please note: While highly encouraged, it is not mandatory for staff, faculty, or students to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

Vaccine Clinic Location

  • Covid-19 vaccines are administered at the Exhibition Hall, located at 460 Fourth Street (across the street from the main ISYE building). Map and directions.
  • Parking is available in the W02-Student Center parking deck. More information about parking at the Covid vaccine clinic.
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Continue to Test. Mask. Distance.

  • Routine testing is recommended – even for individuals undergoing vaccination.
    Campus testing sites and hours.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also recommends that individuals who have been vaccinated for Covid-19 still need to practice mitigation strategies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, including wearing a mask, social distancing, and diligent handwashing.
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About the Vaccine

Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering professors Phil Santangelo and James Dahlman discuss how the COVID-19 vaccine is made and how it works.