Georgia has now given out nearly a half-million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Some of those able to make an appointment for their first doses face a tough question: where will they find their follow up vaccine?
With Kroger, Publix, Ingles Market and independent Georgia pharmacies now offering the COVID-19 vaccine, finding an appointment for a shot is getting easier. Still, the demand for the new vaccine far outweighs the supply.
With nearly 5,600 Georgians hospitalized with complications of COVID-19 and 91% of ICU beds occupied, smaller rural hospitals say there is nowhere to transfer their critically-ill patients. The CEO of Miller County Hospital on the state's border with Alabama says she is "demoralized and angry."
Behind Georgia's unprecedented post-holiday surge in coronavirus infections, hospitalizations, and deaths, the Kouns' family's story is particularly heartbreaking.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has found 1,575 providers willing to vaccinate Georgians. Finding available vaccine has been harder.
After a small Christmas morning gathering left four members of a Metro-Atlanta family infected with the coronavirus, Chris Kouns hopes sharing his father's story will give Philip Kouns one final chance to do what he loved most: help other people.
Georgia expanded COVID-19 vaccinations to include people age 65 and older and their caregivers Monday. For many, finding an appointment was a challenge.
As Georgia gears up to expand COVID-19 vaccinations to include residents age 65 and older and their caregivers, many seniors are finding that scoring an appointment for a vaccination is not easy because of the huge demand.
A tae kwon do studio may seem an odd place for a life-changing experience.
Kayla Lucas had just returned to St. John's University in New York after coming home to Georgia for spring break in March, when a dangerous new respiratory virus swept through New York.
In a sense, the seasonal flu helped WellStar Health System gear up for the pandemic.
A former patient at the Shepherd Center returns to the hospital as chaplain.
Long-term care facilities will be first in line to receive the new COVID-19 vaccines, once they are approved. One Metro-Atlanta nursing home provider says it is working to get its residents and staff ready for the arrival of the vaccine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends young athletes who have had COVID-19 get screened by their primary care provider before going back to their sport.
When the pandemic threatened to shut down Elmyr, a bar and restaurant in Atlanta's Little Five Points community, the bar staff got creative. Nine months later they've found a new way of serving as a neighborhood hangout, minus the hanging out.
An experimental antiviral drug originally developed to treat influenza is being repurposed to try to fight the novel coronavirus.
Americans who traveled or attended gatherings over the Thanksgiving holiday may now be in the contagious stage of the virus. One microbiologist is urging higher-risk individuals to stay away from crowded indoor settings like stores.
As COVID-19 infections surge, the CDC is shortening the recommended quarantine period for people exposed to the virus. The agency is also urging people to postpone holiday travel and revising its recommendations for people who choose to go ahead with their travel plans.
If you are on the fence about your Thanksgiving or holiday plans, a website created by the Georgia Institute of Technology may help you measure your level of risk of being exposed to someone with COVID-19 at that gathering or event.
Tanner Medical Center nurses Haley Taylor and Abi Knight say the early days of the pandemic were the hardest inside their Carrollton, Georgia, hospital.