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Richmond County inmates to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Inmates will be vaccinated at Richmond County’s Charles B. Webster Detention Center.
Inmates will be vaccinated at Richmond County’s Charles B. Webster Detention Center.(WRDW)
Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 1:15 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County jail inmates are set to get vaccinated against coronavirus this week.

On Tuesday beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Richmond County Department of Public Health will be at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center to administer the first of two vaccinations for COVID-19 to inmates at the facility.

A notice was sent to all inmates last week and a total of 79 requests were made for the vaccine.

DPH will administer the Moderna vaccine.

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