TPA Announces First U.S. Airport COVID Testing Site For PassengersTampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country's first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for all departing and arriving passengers.
Florida Woman Claims 5 Friends Tested Positive For COVID-19, Didn't Take Test“I had five friends go, sign up, wait in line for an hour in the heat, didn’t get in to be tested but all got calls two days later that they tested positive. They were never tested!
COVID-19 Mega Testing Site Opens Near Atlanta AirportA COVID-19 mega-testing site is now open on Sullivan Road near the Atlanta airport, and officials said it has the capacity to test 5,000 people.
President Trump Visits South Florida, Discusses COVID-19, Schools And VenezuelaSkylar Henry reports from the White House that President Trump briefly addressed the coronavirus pandemic during a visit to U.S. Southern Command. President Trump confirms, "...before it hit, we were doing really well, and we're still doing very well but now we're getting back on track."
COVID-19 And How Some States Are Reacting To The Surge In CasesIn Florida, the mask issue has tempers flaring. A man yelled at an elderly woman at a Costco after she asked him to follow the store rules and put on a mask. CBS News reports, the man has been fired from his job at an insurance agency.
Tropicana Field COVID-19 Testing Site At Capacity, Again Turns Away ResidentsHealth officials say 357 people were tested before they made the announcement to shut the site down. Testing materials had run out.
Georgia Gov. Kemp Addresses Data DiscrepanciesIn a news conference on May 21, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp said while the battle of COVID-19 is far from over, he is encouraged by feedback from state officials regarding efforts to increase testing and stop the virus from spreading.
Georgia Sees Improvement In COVID-19 TestingGeorgia Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Testing.
COVID-19 Update: Gov. Kemp Extends Restrictions on Restaurants, BarsGovernor Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order today, extending the restrictions on restaurants, bars and other businesses.
COVID-19: Gov. Kemp Gives Update On Pandemic, Says All Georgians Can Now Test For CoronavirusGovernor Brian Kemp said now that coronavirus testing capacity has increased, there is more supply than demand. As a result, all Georgians, whether they have symptoms or not, are able to get tested.
Georgia Sees Banner Week For COVID-19 TestingGeorgia sees banner week for COVID-19 testing.
Fulton Co. Schools Holds Special Called Board Meeting on COVID-19 Safety and Security MeasuresNearly a week after Fulton County Schools closed all of its schools to combat the spread of the coronavirus, school board members discussed safety and security measures in a virtual special-called meeting on March 17, 2020.