The mayor of Athens-Clarke County wants Governor Kemp to make changes to the current coronavirus executive order by changing the way bars conduct business and considering a limit on the number of people allowed to gather in areas with high coronavirus case counts.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of President Trump's top coronavirus advisors, told an Emory University roundtable Thursday there are checks and balances in place to make sure the coronavirus vaccine is being thoroughly vetted before it is approved.
As the US pandemic death toll climbs above 200,000, Dr. Tom Frieden, who was CDC Director for 7 years under President Obama, says he's become increasingly concerned the Atlanta-based health agency and its scientists are being sidelined.
In-person classes been called off for two weeks at a Georgia middle school after more than 90 students and staff were exposed to the coronavirus.
Georgia State University football is postponing their game Saturday at Charlotte because of positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing within the Panthers' program.
Trying to keep up with the daily COVID-19 numbers and trends can be difficult, but one Smyrna mother has become a wiz at it. Her numbers-crunching has caused the state of Georgia to recheck and even correct its figures. She is now being followed on social media by many healthcare workers as a trusted source.
Students at Jackson High School in Butts County are transitioning back to virtual learning while in quarantine.
When it comes to social distancing, there's only so much that can be done in a classroom. That's why a teacher in Roswell wanted to maximize that space.
Millions of Americans, especially people of color, carry a genetic trait that could potentially raise their risk of COVID-19 complications. Researchers at Morehouse School of Medicine are studying whether sickle cell trait may play a role in why Black and African Americans are being hit harder by the virus.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday a new multi-million dollar partnership with the Fulton County Board of Health to combat COVID-19.
As scientists race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, public health microbiologist Amber Schmidtke says wearing masks could be a must well into 2021.
Nursing homes and senior living facilities have the green light to allow visitors in phases under new guidelines from Governor Brian Kemp.
For the first time in months, fans will be able to watch a live sporting event in person this weekend.
Georgia has surpassed 300,000 confirmed coronavirus infections amid hints that a decline in new cases may be leveling out.
The pandemic has made getting and staying in shape more difficult for many of us. But Sha Gadson of Atlanta has found a way to thrive, thanks to a virtual wellness program.
The masks and gloves protect those who wear them from the coronavirus, but the Chattahoochee River Keeper said improperly disposed personal protection equipment is harming the environment.
As many people still deal with mental health challenges during the pandemic, the experts talked about overcoming anxiety, going outside, and talking with your children about virtual learning.
A new CDC study finds the novel coronavirus is hitting Hispanic and Black children especially hard.
“The Masked Mayor” is on a mission to encourage residents to wear masks to help stop the spread of COVID in the City of South Fulton. He's partnering with local businesses to get the word out.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told reporters she remains cautiously optimistic about the downward trend of COVID-19 in the city of Atlanta.