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Alert - Vaccine Approvals: 

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for COVID vaccine booster shots. See the recommendations for COVID vaccine booster shots HERE. They are available with no appointment needed at all county health departments in North Georgia. 

The FDA had already approved the first COVID-19 vaccine, Pfizer-BioNTech, for individuals 16 years of age and older, The vaccine continues under emergency use authorization (EUA) for individuals 12 - 15 years of age and for a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals and are available at all our county health departments - no appointment needed. Learn more

zK9x2 1583753942 159226 blog MGN 1280x720 00124C00 OPFBHThe Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) continues to closely monitor an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019, as well as its variants, including the highly contagious and rapidly spreading Delta variant, and is regularly coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cases have been identified in international locationsthe United States and Georgia.

North Georgia Health District 1-2 of Georgia DPH wants to ensure all residents and communities in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties have easy access to the latest COVID-19 information, testing and vaccination updates as well as all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

This continues to be an evolving situation and information is subject to change, so here is where you can conveniently link to all updated information from both Georgia DPH and the CDC.

There have been hundreds of thousands of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Georgia and tens of thousands of related deaths. However, there now have been millions of Georgians fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including nearly 200,000 vaccinations distributed by public health in the North Georgia Health District. Click here to the Georgia DPH COVID-19 Daily Status Report for the latest data per county. 


Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine and live or work in North Georgia?

Learn More... Click HERE.

Dr. Pablo Perez internist in Dalton GA receives COVID 19 vaccination from Robin Coffey registered nurse of the Whitfield County Health Department on 12 18 2020 


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Updated COVID-19 Daily Status in Georgia Report 

Click here to find Georgia's COVID-19 daily status of case and hospitalizations with interactive chars and graphs.

 

 

 

 

 


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Updated COVID-19 Daily Status in Georgia Report 

Click on the icon for the latest vaccine updates and access the Georgia DPH Dashboard for all the latest COVID-19 vaccine data in Georgia.

 

 

 

 


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Updated COVID-19 Testing Information 

COVID-19 testing is available to all Georgians who request it, whether they have symptoms or not. Get updated information about COVID-19 testing and test providers in Georgia.

 

 

 

 

 


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Find out the latest COVID-19 Guidance provided by the Georgia Department of Public health, including procedures and protocols to help stop the spread.

  

 

 

 

 


 FREE COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE IN NORTH GEORGIA. LEARN MORE HERE.   


Check out the PDF version of a children’s book that helps children understand our COVID-19 pandemic world when returning to school. Below is the book titled “I Am Going Back To School”, written by Aileen Mui and Vivian Wong - just click on the book below provided in English and Spanish and share with family, friends and associates who have children going back to school.

I Am Going Back To School     I Am Going Back To School Spanish


State and Federal Response Websites:

CDC

Georgia Department of Public Health