Person In California Becomes 1st Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant Identified In USA person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
Delta Air Lines Issuing Waivers To Travelers For Flights to IsraelAs a result of new travel restrictions imposed by the Israeli government, Delta Air Lines announced Sunday that the carrier is issuing travel waivers for customers who may be impacted.
Gov. Kemp, State Health Official Update Georgians On COVID And Potential New SurgeGovernor Brian Kemp and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Toomey gave an update on COVID and the possibility of a new surge in Georgia.
Protesters Demand Mask Mandates in Georgia CollegesCollege campuses are becoming the latest setting for the fight over COVID-19 guidelines. All this week, students, staff, and supporters will be protesting on Georgia campuses calling for tougher safety measures.
Atlanta Technical College Launches Funding Campaign For Transportation And Logistics ProgramAtlanta Technical College advances a new multi-million dollar Center for Transportation and Logistics as a solution to the skilled labor shortage.
Metro Atlanta Hospitals Overcrowded With Delta Variant PatientsHospitals in Georgia are facing severe strain as the Delta variant runs rampant. A local health official weighs in on the crisis.
Sen. Ossoff Visits Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Briefs Georgia On Infrastructure, Afghanistan And COVIDSen. Jon Ossoff stopped at Dobbins Air Reserve Base to brief Georgia on infrastructure legislation, Afghanistan evacuations and the COVID crisis during a statewide tour on August 23, 2021.
Fulton County Schools Imposes Mask Requirement As Classes BeginClasses for an estimated 93,000 Fulton County students started on Monday, with the majority of them having to wear masks. The mandates come after the county's Board of Health reported a high rate of cases in most of the county's cities.
Delta Variant Presents Challenges To Metro Atlanta SchoolsGeorgia could offer a glimpse at what back-to-school will look like for a country reeling from a summer surge of COVID-19 spurred by the highly transmissible Delta variant.
UPDATED: Retailers Review Mask Policies In Wake Of New CDC GuidanceRetailers around Georgia are re-evaluating their mask policies after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated guidance Tuesday to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission of COVID-19, which includes nearly two-thirds of all U.S. counties.
Drew Charter School Students In Quarantine After Two Staffers And A Student Test Positive For COVIDMore than 100 students at Drew Charter School in Atlanta's the East Lake neighborhood have been asked to quarantine after two staff members and a student tested positive for COVID-19.
U.S. Secretary of Education Visits DeKalb Co. School To Discuss Ventilation, COVID SafetyU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona joined lawmakers and officials in DeKalb County for a roundtable discussion on school ventilation, infrastructure and American Rescue Plan funding.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise From 40 To Over 70 At Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital doctor, Jason Wilson, says he's seeing younger patients get sick with COVID-19.
Tampa General Hospital Sees Spike In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAs we enter the middle of Summer, local experts say COVID-19 is more of a threat now than in recent months.
Labor Advocates Demand Unemployment, Minimum Wage Changes At Atlanta Job FairAtlanta-area labor advocates continue their fight to help unemployed workers and to increase Georgia's minimum wage.