Note: Below are updates on closures, cancelations, and changes being made around the state due to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Updates will be posted as they come in. Georgia opens testing mega-sites The Georgia Department of Public Health in partnership with
Three more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia and a fourth person has tested positive for the disease but the test result has not yet been confirmed, according to state health officials. The confirmed cases are in Cobb, Fulton and
A third person in Georgia has tested positive for coronavirus, however the CDC has not yet confirmed the test. The patient is a 46-year-old woman who lives in Polk County and went to Floyd Medical Center for testing. The initial test was
Georgia’s top officials are warning Georgians to be on the lookout for scams related to the coronavirus. As with any tragedy or event that grabs headlines, there is always a risk of bad actors taking advantage of a serious situation. Governor Brian
The Gist: The spread of coronavirus in the United States has prompted action from the U.S. House of Representatives to the tune of about $8.3 billion. Wednesday, the House passed a resolution that would fund relief to those potentially impacted by the
News that coronavirus has spread to Georgia and two cases have been confirmed in Fulton County have raised concerns statewide. Parents and students throughout the state area asking whether or not Georgia’s public schools are safe from the spread of the virus.
The outbreak of new coronavirus at a Washington state nursing home reflects a heightened risk for infections of residents and staff at long-term care facilities. Georgia nursing homes, in fact, are reviewing their infection prevention protocols and emergency preparedness plans amid the
In response to the announcement that two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia, Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made public the city’s ongoing preparations to the health threats posed by coronavirus. “The full efforts of the City are invested in
New details have emerged about the two confirmed cases of coronavirus in Georgia. While specifics about the two cases are not being released due to privacy conerns, Fulton County officials were able to give some new information about the cases in Georgia.
HALL COUNTY — In response to the spread of coronavirus nationwide, the Hall County School District is requiring all students who have traveled outside the United States within the past 14 days to call their schools for guidance prior to coming to
Now that two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Fulton County, Georgians are scrambling to get as much information as they can on the virus. State officials and representatives are also working to supply information to residents as quickly as possible.
Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia. Gov. Brian Kemp said the two confirmed cases of coronavirus were two people who live in the same household and one of them had recently returned from Italy. They have been quarantined in
Coronavirus has claimed its first victim in the United States. Washington state health officials have confirmed the first death from coronavirus occurred in the Seattle area. More information on the victim is expected to be released this afternoon. “It is a sad
Gov. Brian Kemp named an 18-member task force Friday to handle Georgia’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. The governor acted following a morning phone conversation with Vice President Mike Pence, who is heading the Trump administration’s federal response effort to the virus,
The Georgia Department of Public Health says it is working closely with the CDC, and state partners to prepare for a potential outbreak of coronavirus in the U.S., including Georgia. The goal is to quickly identify cases of coronavirus and take the
A Georgia couple has tested positive for Coronavirus while onboard a cruise ship in Tokyo, Japan. According to Georgia Public Broadcasting, Clyde and Renee Smith — both 80-year-olds — were on the cruise ship with their grandchildren and have since been moved