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April 27, 2022 | Efforts are still underway to increase vaccination rates among underserved people in metro Atlanta. The Healing Bridge Clinic in Learn More

April 22, 2022 | Salem Bible Church was one of the first churches in DeKalb County to distribute free COVID-19 tests to the Learn More

April 15, 2022 | Peachtree City-based healthcare provider Healing Bridge Clinic is offering $50 Kroger gift cards to encourage residents in the south Learn More

April 8, 2022 | Morehouse School of Medicine is one of 24 sites currently recruiting participants for a clinical trial on vaccine boosters. Learn More

April 4, 2022 | Starting Tuesday, there will now be another place where people can get $100 gift cards for receiving a COVID-19 Learn More

March 16, 2022 | Tuesday marked the final deadline for Georgia healthcare workers to get their second COVID-19 vaccine dose or a valid Learn More

March 9, 2022 | Fulton County residents looking to get vaccinated for COVID-19 now have 100 reasons to visit one of six vaccination Learn More

March 3, 2022 | A biotech firm that has been a leader in making COVID-19 vaccines has announced plans to locate a 150-job Learn More

March 3, 2022 | Most Georgia residents no longer need to wear masks indoors based on new guidance issued by the Centers for Learn More

February 21, 2022 | Matt Rogers is a walking and talking miracle. He says a COVID-19 diagnosis last year should have killed him. Learn More

February 12, 2022 | Those who are looking to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in DeKalb County will have an opportunity to make $100 Learn More

February 10, 2022 | While the initial distribution of the vaccine took longer than federal projections had indicated, in recent months the U.S. Learn More

February 7, 2022 | Data shows the gap in COVID-19 vaccination rates between Black and white residents of Georgia has basically closed. Learn More

February 1, 2022 | Abdul Alim, one of Pakistan's oldest COVID survivors, died of natural causes on Jan. 27 at age 104. Learn More

February 1, 2022 | The city of Savannah has extended its mask mandate through February hoping it will help reduce transmission and pave Learn More

February 1, 2022 | As of Tuesday, more than 22,120 Thomas County residents, 50% of the population, have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Learn More

February 1, 2022 | The last age group of the population unable to get a Covid-19 vaccine may soon be able to do Learn More

February 1, 2022 | As COVID-19 cases begin to decline, there's a new effort to keep the curve trending in the right direction. Learn More

February 1, 2022 | Suzanne Wooley of Acworth, Georgia, has spent the last two years trying to keep her three children safe from Learn More

January 19, 2022 | Two months after Pfizer’s COVID vaccine was authorized for children ages 5 to 11, just 27% have received at Learn More

January 18, 2022 | Omicron has left employers around the country short of workers. Sometimes very short. Learn More

January 14, 2022 | With the cold weather comes the flu. We're in the midst of flu season, and with COVID-19 still surging Learn More

January 5, 2022 | Adolescents age 12-17 should receive a a Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot five months after their initial series of immunizations, the Learn More

December 30, 2021 | As omicron sends COVID numbers in Georgia skyrocketing, all that fresh data is pointing in the same direction on Learn More

December 23, 2021 | As soon as the COVID-19 vaccine became available for children ages 5 to 11, the Rev. Ben Gosden of Learn More

December 21, 2021 | Early studies suggest the fast-spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus can at least partially escape vaccine protection. Learn More

December 21, 2021 | COVID-19 cases peaked in the summer when the delta variant of the virus appeared. At that time, hospitalized patients Learn More

December 16, 2021 | Georgia's top doctor is predicting a milder COVID-19 season through the holidays this year, if vaccinations continue. Dr. Kathleen Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Tuesday, Dec. 14 marks a big milestone in Georgia and South Carolina’s fight against the pandemic. Learn More

December 14, 2021 | One year ago today, the words Georgians had waited months to hear were finally being heard: “First shipments of Learn More

December 14, 2021 | One year ago, the first shipments of the COVID vaccine arrived in Georgia. At that time, the Federal Drug Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Many people thought that COVID-19 would be a distant memory by this time. “We thought it was going to Learn More

December 13, 2021 | The holidays are around the corner and the health and faith communities are joining hands to fight COVID-19. Learn More

December 10, 2021 | Healthcare systems across Georgia expect more children to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Already, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta doled out Learn More

December 10, 2021 | Fulton County's vaccine incentive program will soon start up again. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 4, Fulton Learn More

December 10, 2021 | With nearly 5 million children ages 5 to 11 now vaccinated against COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn More

December 10, 2021 | Gwinnett County is offering $100 Visa gift cards, while supplies last, to people age 5 and older who receive Learn More

December 2, 2021 | As a new and fast-spreading variant sparks global concern, public health officials are renewing calls for adults — and Learn More

November 29, 2021 | When the pandemic came for Georgia, Lauren Rymer had to make a snap choice: her mother’s safety or what Learn More

November 19, 2021 | As the number of new COVID-19 cases in Georgia starts to tick upward ahead of Thanksgiving, The Food and Learn More

November 16, 2021 | If you got the COVID-19 shots back in early spring, your antibodies are likely waning. But it’s not something Learn More

November 11, 2021 | Ten-year-old Alaya Horne is now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It's a moment she's watched and waited for. Learn More

November 8, 2021 | Several metro Atlanta health systems are now offering COVID-19 vaccines to younger children. The FDA and Centers for Disease Learn More

November 8, 2021 | Health departments in six north Georgia counties will begin offering COVID-19 shots to children between 5 and 11 years Learn More

November 8, 2021 | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended the COVID-19 vaccine for all people ages 5 and above, Learn More

November 06, 2021 | With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approving Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids aged 5-11, parents in Learn More

November 04, 2021 | Starting Monday, three clinics in the Coastal Health District will offer a pediatric dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Following the Nov. 2 announcement that Millions of children in the United States will soon be able to receive Learn More

November 3, 2021 | At Children's Medical Group in Decatur, Georgia, the first day of the children's COVID-19 vaccine rollout began early Wednesday Learn More

October 27 , 2021 | An FDA advisory panel recommended Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 through 11. With just a few Learn More

October 23, 2021 | Studies show the COVID-19 vaccines boost the antibody levels and improve the immune response of those who previously had Learn More

October 21, 2021 | Vaccine testing on children under age five is now underway at Emory University. Next month, pharmacies across metro Atlanta Learn More

October 19, 2021 | Dougherty County Commissioners gave the go-ahead for a third COVID-19 vaccine incentive. They are planning for the next vaccine Learn More

October 14, 2021 | Georgia pediatricians are already preparing for parents’ questions if a COVID-19 vaccine for young children is authorized in the Learn More

October 14, 2021 | The DeKalb County Board of Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination event this Saturday, Oct. 16, to mark the Learn More

October 13, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccination sites operated by the Fulton County Board of Health, Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency and other Fulton Learn More

October 11, 2021 | The spread of misinformation about the coronavirus and the COVID-19 vaccine is still having an impact and causing vaccine Learn More

October 8, 2021 | The devastating impact of the Delta variant helped push John Arthur Brown into action. Learn More

October 5, 2021 | The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Georgia has vaccinations to thank, at least in part, for Learn More

October 1, 2021 | Both the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 Learn More

September 29, 2021 | Employees of a metro Atlanta city will soon be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine -- or get tested Learn More

September 30, 2021 | As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations drop in Georgia, state leaders encouraged people Thursday to protect themselves ahead of the Learn More

September 27, 2021 | At least one requirement is the same whether you want to be a bomb-sniffing dog handler, a video editor Learn More

September 24, 2021 | More children in Georgia have been infected by the coronavirus’s highly contagious delta variant in recent weeks than in Learn More

September 13, 2021 | It has now been 37 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, Learn More

September 7, 2021 | After spending a few days riding the high of a 10-3 season opening win over third-ranked Clemson, the Georgia Learn More

September 5, 2021 | Hospitalized with COVID-19, Kevin McKenzie of Georgia begged his friends and family not to make the same mistakes he Learn More

September 3, 2021 | Georgia vaccination rates remain low in one part of the state: Northwest Georgia. Learn More

September 2, 2021 | Former Atlanta Falcons star Warrick Dunn is nearly as famous for his philanthropy as he is for his football Learn More

September 2, 2021 | Falcons part-owner and former running back Warrick Dunn is working with NFL Alumni and the Centers for Disease Control Learn More

September 1, 2021 | Students, staff and faculty at the University of Georgia could win a $1,000 prize for getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Learn More

August 30, 2021 | Here's a great chance to hang out with some local NFL alumni and if you haven't been vaccinated, get Learn More

August 30, 2021 | ATLANTA, Ga. — The latest Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) data reveals African Americans are still disproportionately Learn More

August 30, 2021 | If you ever wanted a chance to meet or speak with Atlanta Falcons legend Warrick Dunn, Monday might be Learn More

August 30, 2021 | Warrick Dunn, NFL Alumni host vaccine event at Ga. State stadium Learn More

August 30, 2021 | In order to raise the number of people getting vaccinated, the NFL Alumni Health is teaming up with the Learn More

August 30, 2021 | If you ever wanted a chance to meet or speak with Atlanta Falcons legend Warrick Dunn, Monday might be Learn More

August 27, 2021 | If you ever wanted a chance to meet or speak with Atlanta Falcons legend Warrick Dunn, Monday might be Learn More

August 26, 2021 | The current surge of COVID cases throughout Georgia is stretching hospital and EMS personnel and resources to unprecedented levels. Learn More

August 26, 2021 | Former NFL running back Warrick Dunn joined the JR SportBrief show on Wednesday to discuss the NFL Alumni Health’s Learn More

August 26, 2021 | In early August, NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) launched an education campaign and community Learn More

August 26, 2021 | In early August, NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) launched an education campaign and community Learn More

August 26, 2021 | NFL alumni launch program to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy Learn More

August 26, 2021 | In early August, NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) launched an education campaign and community Learn More

August 25, 2021 | Warrick joins JR to break down the running back position in the NFL , including who he thinks is Learn More

August 25, 2021 | It has now been 36 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, Learn More

August 25, 2021 | Falcon Josh Harris, Former Falcon Warrick Dunn and Other Former NFL Players Promote Vaccine Confidence Through Awareness & Education Learn More

August 24, 2021 | The state's top education official shared his personal brush with COVID-19 and encouraged district and school leaders across the Learn More

A new campaign from NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to build COVID-19 vaccination Learn More

August 20, 2021 | Most community leaders in Georgia say business owners should require employee vaccinations if they believe their workplace safety is Learn More

August 18, 2021 | Intensive care units across Georgia are overflowing with critically ill COVID-19 patients Learn More

August 18, 2021 | Georgia’s surging coronavirus caseload is prompting new local restrictions amid ongoing opposition to mask and vaccine mandates by the Learn More

August 17, 2021 | A growing number of businesses including entertainment and sport venues are starting to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Learn More

August 17, 2021 | Georgia has reached a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, hitting more than a million cases since the start Learn More

August 16, 2021 | Gov. Brian Kemp has announced additional steps to help Georgia hospitals and encourage — but not require — state Learn More

August 16, 2021 | By 8 a.m. Saturday, there were already hundreds of cars lined up in the parking lot of South DeKalb Learn More

August 13, 2021 | This is a list of vaccination events in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties. Learn More

August 11, 2021 | As the Delta variant drives a relentless COVID-19 surge, Georgia’s vaccination rate has picked up steam. Learn More

August 10, 2021 | The number of employers requiring workers to get vaccinated is growing across the nation. Learn More

August 9, 2021 | With hospital capacities in Camden and Ware counties listed as severe and other facilities in the region that aren’t Learn More