Dog in Georgia Tests Positive for Virus that Causes COVID-19

The owners of the dog recently tested positive for COVID-19, but the dog did not have any evidence of respiratory disease

CVS Closing Georgia Tech COVID-19 Testing Site, Expanding Testing With 86 Drive-Thru Sites Across...

CVS is shifting operations from the single location to 86 drive-thru local testing sites at their retail stores throughout Georgia.

CDC updates, expands list of people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness

Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions remain at increased risk for severe illness, but now CDC has further defined age- and condition-related risks.

HHS Partnering with Morehouse School of Medicine to Fight COVID-19 in Racial, Ethnic Minority...

“Underlying social determinants of health and disparate burdens of chronic medical conditions are contributing to worse COVID-19-related outcomes in minority and socially vulnerable communities, and this partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine is essential to improving our overall response,” said Assistant Secretary for Health ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D.

VIDEO: Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’ for Contact Tracing

The Georgia Department of Public Health is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out.

VA Video Connect visits increase 1000% during COVID-19 pandemic

VA Video Connect increased from approximately 10,000 to 120,000 appointments a week between February and May of 2020. 

Trump releases PREVENTS roadmap, a nationwide plan for ending suicide among Veterans

The roadmap is the result of an Executive Order President Trump signed March 5, 2019, calling on the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, Health and Human Services and several others to develop a comprehensive strategy for ending the national tragedy of suicide.

Children’s Robitussin, Dimetapp Recalled Over Dosing Errors

There is a potential risk of accidental overdose if caregivers dispensing the syrup do not notice the discrepancies.

Priority COVID-19 Testing Available for All Georgia First Responders

First responders can go to any SPOC, show their official ID and be tested. There is no need to set up an appointment.

Georgia Tests 100% of Nursing Home Residents

This applies to nursing home residents in facilities with 25 or more beds.