The long lines for COVID-19 shots are now long gone, and Newnan Family Medicine's Dr. Cecil Bennett is spending his days talking one-on-one with his vaccine-wary patients, urging them to roll up their sleeves.
Adam and Louise Francois Watkins and their three children, who are 9, 11 and 13, have made it more than a year and a half without getting sick with COVID-19.
Should Americans start planning for COVID-19 booster shots? One Georgia family practice physician says he will not be recommending third shots, at least anytime soon.
The CDC recommends Americans 6 months and older who can get a flu shot by the end of October. But, one CDC-trained epidemiologist, says you may not want to wait around this year.
Next week Americans could begin rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, if the FDA and a vaccine advisory panel greenlight the Biden Administration's booster plan. But are the extra doses really needed now?
For weeks, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been packed with COVID-19 patients.
Just over 98% of Georgia's ICU beds are full, as the state struggles with a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections.
Atlanta Public Schools has launched mandatory COVID-19 surveillance testing for all teachers and staff. Student testing will be voluntary, but highly encouraged, the school system says.
Just over 96% of Georgia's ICU beds are full, and 4 of the state's 16 hospital regions have no available critical care beds. At Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, 200 patients are hospitalized with the virus.
If you flew or a went to a Labor Day gathering over the weekend, you may want to get tested for COVID-19. One microbiologist explains why.
As demand for unproven COVID-19 treatment surges, Georgia Poison Center says it is fielding increasing calls about the anti-parasite drug ivermectin.
The spread of the delta variant -- has increased the demand for COVID-19 testing. But, rather than wait in long lines, some people are testing themselves at home.
Within a month, a Gwinnett County man lost his father and then his wife to COVID-19.
About 84% of the state's emergency department beds are full, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
A little more than a month after undergoing kidney transplant surgery, state Sen. John Albers, R-Roswell, said his son is doing great.
As COVID-19 cases surge, and more children are being exposed and infected, pediatric hospitalizations are rising. This week, as 1,900 children were hospitalized across the US, the CDC Director urged schools to double-down on their safety precautions.
Millions of Americans are planning to travel over Labor Day weekend, as the US weathers a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. These travel safety tips may help you lower your risk of getting infected.
Hospitals in southern Georgia were hit first by this fourth wave of the pandemic. Now, now Metro Atlanta hospitals are under increasing pressure.
At the Viral Solutions testing and vaccination site near the Toco Hills Shopping Center in DeKalb County, Georgia, 800 to 900 people a day are lining up for COVID-19 testing.
The CDC and many doctors' groups are urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19. But, expectant mothers say the decision about when to get their shots is complicated.