N95 or KN95 masks are being recommended by the CDC over cloth masks to ward off the omicron variant. Here are the benefits and when you should wear one.
The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
U.S. students have held or planned walkouts this week across the country to lobby for more remote learning and other measures amid a surge of COVID cases.
The Atlanta sanitation office got dozens of call-outs daily and managers did not have enough crews to service the entire city.
Walmart customers and community healthcare providers can use a store locator to check the availability of Paxlovid and Molnupiravir in Georgia.
As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in Georgia, health officials respond by opening two mega testing sites on Monday.
Millions of workers whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck as the omicron variant of COVID-19 rages across the nation.
People recently infected with COVID-19 may be curious when it's safe and effective for them to get a vaccine or possibly a booster dose. Here are public health officials' responses to common questions.
As the demand for COVID-19 testing in Georgia continues to be high, officials are warning people about scams.
Pagnotta told FOX 5, and the city confirms, more than one dozen communication staffers are sidelined right now because of positive COVID-19 tests.
Georgia is easing COVID-19 quarantine and contact tracing requirements in schools as Gov. Brian Kemp urges superintendents to keep students attending in person.
COVID hospitalizations of children under 5 have soared in recent weeks to their highest level since the pandemic began. Children under 5 are the only age group in the U.S. not yet eligible for the vaccine.
Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line announced the cancellation of some voyages amid the spread of omicron and “ongoing travel restrictions.”
Several Walmart stores in metro Atlanta are temporarily closing because of high cases of COVID-19.
We've all seen, heard or experienced the long lines at COVID testing sites around the area. One site has managed to cut the wait time to under an hour thanks to a strong partnership with the city of Brookhaven.
The Georgia Department of Public Health said it continues to experience issues with its publishing daily COVID-19 numbers as the omicron variant continues to spread.
The World Health Organization noted a 71% increase from the previous 7-day period that the U.N. health agency likened to a “tsunami.”
Georgia saw the biggest single-day jump in current hospitalizations on Wednesday since the start of the pandemic.
Metro Atlanta's six major health care systems have issued a rare joint statement regarding the rising number of patients being admitted and the rapid spread of the recent COVID-19 variants. They are urging the public to help in mitigating unnecessary emergency room visits and to prevent the further spread of the virus.
The Gwinnett County NAACP published a letter asking the county school board to revert to virtual learning for a short time as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.