The below article about Cobb County seniors in long-term care facilities receiving COVID-19 vaccinations was published by WXIA-TV (11Alive NBC Atlanta). As you will see, the article mentions Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta medical staff were among those administering the vaccine to residents.


Cobb County residents some of first seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine

Sterling Estates applied for the vaccine and got 400 doses to distribute to staff and residents among three of its facilities

By Joe Ripley

MARIETTA, Ga. — Georgia received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14. Since then, the Peach State has gotten thousands of doses of the Pfizer and Moderna versions of the vaccine.

Frontline healthcare workers were among the first to receive the vaccine statewide. Then, Christmas came early for a few hundred seniors in Metro Atlanta today.

Sterling Estates senior care communities received 400 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine to give to residents and staff at its three locations, including two in Cobb County and one in Fayette County.

Medical staff with Transitional Care Partners of America and Guardian Pharmacy administered the vaccines Thursday. Nathan Madigan, Sterling Estates Vice President of Operations, believes the recipients were among the first seniors to get the vaccine in Georgia.

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