Georgia Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments
Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™ Available at Select Retail Pharmacies
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the allocation of Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 to select retail pharmacies in Georgia. Initial supply of Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™from the federal government is very limited. DPH … read more.
North Georgians Urged to Protect Against COVID-19
North Georgia – Positive COVID-19 test results have increased in North Georgia. The CDC has provided Omicron variant projections, but it will be a while before we have verification of the Omicron data for this area; and, as always, other related data will follow.
Health officials urge residents … read more.
FDA Expands Eligibility for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Booster Dose to 16- and 17-Year-Olds
On December 09, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 16 and 17 years of age at least six months after completion … read more.
SWIM’s Winter Retreat will be online this year
SWIM 2021 Registration open
SWIM is a week (December 27 – January 1) of virtual UU fun, fellowship and growth with workshops, concerts and special events. SWIM is an intentional, inter-generational community of Unitarian Universalists and friends, including awesome people like YOU! We normally gather in … read more.
Omicron Variant Detected in Georgia
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed the Omicron variant in an unvaccinated metro Atlanta resident with no recent international travel history. The individual has mild COVID symptoms and is isolating at home. Contact tracing is underway to identify close contacts … read more.
Build Back Better: Getting It Done in 2021!
Right now, our communities need action. We need humane protections for millions of immigrants who face the constant threat of detention and deportation. We need systems that keep families and children out of poverty. We need infrastructure investment. We need to honor the dignity of … read more.
50% of Georgians Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccines are available at our health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties on a walk-in, no-appointment-needed basis (go to www.nghd.org for health department locations). Please continue to urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and stop … read more.
Assistance needed for Afghan refugees
2021 OCT 15, Melba Gandy – As you may have heard, Sharon Watkins and I are helping Afghan refugees to get settled, acquire the things they need, and begin living in an alien world. As many as 1,500 hundred families (out of a total of … read more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Eligibility & Availability in North Georgia
No Appointment Needed for COVID-19 Vaccine at County Health Depts in North GA
North GA –The CDC recommends that certain populations receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least 6 months after completion of their 2-dose Pfizer … read more.
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