COVID-19

COVID-19

News stories and information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID cases drop significantly across the Northeast Georgia region

COVID-19 cases continue to drop across the Northeast Georgia region, with counties that had seen case spikes over the past few weeks dropping off...

Habersham schools COVID-19 numbers at their lowest since October

Last week, Habersham County Schools reported a total of 11 cases between faculty, staff and students. This week, those numbers continue to drop with...

State and local COVID-19 numbers dropping off according to reports

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are dropping off across the state and locally, data from state and national agencies show. Statewide, cases have dropped 90 percent...

Weekly COVID-19 update

Here’s the latest COVID-19 data for the 13 North Georgia counties served by District Two Public Health including Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall,...

Habersham Schools COVID cases continue to drop

COVID-19 cases in Habersham County Schools continue to decline after cases spiked again following their winter break. This week, staff cases have dropped 70...

Federal OK sought for two-dose COVID vaccine for kids under 5

WASHINGTON (GA Recorder) — Pfizer and BioNTech on Tuesday asked the federal government to begin the approval process for a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children...

Weekly COVID-19 update

Here’s the latest COVID-19 data for the 13 North Georgia counties served by District Two Public Health including Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall,...

Habersham schools COVID numbers drop significantly

COVID-19 cases in Habersham County Schools are tapering off after cases spiked again following their winter break. This week, cases are down 43 percent...

Athens COVID-19 testing site relocating, continues to offer free testing

Starting Monday, January 31st, the drive-through COVID-19 testing site operated by Mako Medical in partnership with the Northeast Health District and the Athens-Clarke County...

Habersham Schools COVID-19 numbers stabilize after spike

After schools returned following Habersham County's winter break and Omicron variant cases surged, COVID-19 numbers in Habersham Schools spiked to heights that hadn't been...

Habersham schools COVID-19 numbers on the rise

COVID-19 numbers are increasing in Habersham County schools following their winter break as Omicron variant cases surge through the state. The last time numbers...

Omicron is leading Georgia’s highest-ever case count of COVID-19 infection among children

Many parents hoped end-of-year holidays and vacations would lead to a better sense of peace, if not normalcy, with respect to the ongoing pandemic. Instead,...