Georgia National Guard deployed to hospitals as COVID-19 surges

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is calling in the National Guard to help ease the strain of a COIVD-19 surge and a nursing shortage on Georgia’s ailing hospitals. Kemp will deploy 105 personnel to hospitals throughout the state. These trained medical personnel will

Four Georgia mayors challenge Kemp on mask mandates

The Democratic mayors of four Georgia cities are asking Gov. Brian Kemp to impose a mask mandate inside state buildings to show he is interested in the health of Georgians as well as the economy. An open letter sent to the Republican

Kemp halts mask mandates by local governments

Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order Thursday prohibiting local governments in Georgia from imposing mask mandates to discourage the spread of COVID-19. The cities of Atlanta and Savannah reinstated mask mandates late last month for public indoor spaces, citing a rise

Cobb County requires masks in government buildings

After meeting with Public Health officials, and learning of the increase in Covid-19 cases within the county workforce, Cobb County Manager, Dr. Jackie McMorris, announced that masks will be required for anyone entering county facilities effective this Friday. “As the result of what

COVID surge forces Glynn County to close government buildings

Government buildings in Glynn County will be closed to the public again due to the coronavirus surge. The county will close buildings to the public beginning on Monday. The Special Called Commission Meeting on Tuesday, August 17 and the Regular Commission Meeting on

Masks now required at all Fulton County Schools

In response to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Fulton County, the school system is now requiring students at all schools to mask up. According to school officials, there has been a significant increase in cases across the county. All cities within

More Georgians are getting vaccinated

As the Delta variant drives a relentless COVID-19 surge, Georgia’s vaccination rate has picked up steam. A Washington Post analysis, based on CDC data, reported Tuesday that the state’s rate of new doses administered climbed 26 percent over the past week. The

Kemp says he won’t mandate or prohibit masks in schools

Gov. Brian Kemp Friday defended his decision not to impose mask-wearing or vaccination mandates on Georgians to stem the latest surge in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. “I don’t believe we need to have a dictatorship in government telling what local school

Dunwoody mayor gives update on coronavirus

Dunwoody mayor Lynn Deutsch released a statement Friday giving an update on coronavirus spread in Dunwoody. The highlights are that 78% of Dunwoody residents have been vaccinated and the number of COVID-19 cases in Dunwoody went down this week compared to last

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