Category: COVID-19


            ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors. The Order is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections, the […]


DECATUR, GA— Beginning Saturday, June 5, the DeKalb County Board of Health will modify hours at its Doraville and Stonecrest COVID-19 vaccination sites. On Saturday, the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Doraville MARTA station will be closed due to the COVID-19 vaccination and food distribution event to be held at four locations throughout the county. Also beginning […]


DeKalb County residents will have the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, one 20-pound box of Georgia-grown fruit and vegetables, one dozen eggs and a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters at a drive-thru event on Saturday, June 5. Beginning at 8 a.m., DeKalb County Board of Health medical professionals and DeKalb Fire Rescue paramedics and EMTs […]


DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a free COVID-19 vaccination event on Monday, May 24, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the JenCare parking, 2124 Candler Road, Decatur. This event will be held in partnership with the DeKalb County Board of Health, the DeKalb Human Services Department and JenCare Senior Medical Center. “We […]


  The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners(BOC) announced Tuesday(April 27) that the county is now accepting applications for Project RESET 2.0, an expansion of its emergency rental assistance program. The county will use more than $28.1 million in stimulus funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to make payments directly to landlords and utility providers for […]


  ATLANTA—State officials have announced that Georgia’s eight state-operated mass vaccination sites will shift to providing the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine and Pfizer second doses through May 21. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine will not be administered at these sites after April 30. “As supply and availability of the COVID-19 vaccines has dramatically […]


  The DeKalb County Board of Health recently expanded its partnership with CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) to provide the COVID-19 vaccine in vulnerable communities in DeKalb County. The expanded vaccination partnership with CORE focuses on working with smaller faith-based communities and community partners in DeKalb County. The scope of the Board of Health’s original […]


  DECATUR– Starting Monday, April 25, the DeKalb County Board of Health will shift operations at its Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church testing site in East Atlanta to three days a week. New site hours are as follows: Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church COVID-19 Testing Hours (effective April 26, 2021) Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday […]

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