On SEP 23, CDC’s independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended certain populations receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine primary series. In addition, the CDC Director recommended a … read more.
On Sunday, I was proud to join Side With Love for the launch of the Action Center. Today, I am excited to share with you why I have found my time as a volunteer deeply meaningful and ask you to join me at our volunteer … read more.
ATLANTA – The federal government has changed the way COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments will be distributed in the United States, including Georgia. The decision announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the result of supply shortages and extraordinary demand for the … read more.
MAKO Medical Adding COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Sites in North Georgia
North GA – In addition to the free COVID-19 Testing provided by MAKO Medical at drive-thru sites in Canton, Dalton and Ellijay, the service is now expanding to three new sites in North Georgia that will operate … read more.
ATLANTA – The number of Georgians who have died from COVID-19 now surpasses 20,000. As of 3 p.m. today, there have been 20,041 confirmed COVID deaths in Georgia since the pandemic began.
“It is tragic but not surprising that we have surpassed this grim milestone … read more.
Some COVID-19 Services Available on Labor Day in North Georgia
North Georgia – The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton, Georgia will be closed on Monday, September 6th for Labor Day, as will all health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties. However, some COVID-19 services … read more.
UPDATE for MAKO Medical COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing in Gilmer County:
FREE Testing Site In Ellijay is Moving, as of Monday, Aug. 30th
Ellijay, GA – Since MAKO Medical began Free COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing at the Gilmer County Health Department on August 18th, hundreds of residents have received testing … read more.
Georgians Asked to Reduce Strain on EMS & Emergency Departments
ATLANTA – The current surge of COVID cases throughout Georgia is stretching hospital and EMS personnel and resources to unprecedented levels. As a result, many hospitals are having to declare themselves on diversion meaning they are temporarily unable … read more.
MAKO Medical COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Coming to Gilmer County
FREE Testing Starts Wednesday, August 18th!
Ellijay, GA – MAKO Medical will begin Free COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing in Gilmer County on Wednesday, August 18th at 8 AM! The new testing site location and operations will be as follows:
Gilmer County Health … read more.
COVID-19 Cases Increase and Delta Variant Spreads in Georgia
ATLANTA – If you were waiting for the right time to get vaccinated, that time is now! The
Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to get vaccinated as the
number of new COVID-19 cases increases daily … read more.