Rome, GA - According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an additional (third) dose of COVID-19 vaccine should be considered for people with moderate to severe immune compromise due to a medical condition or receipt of immunosuppressive medications or treatments. People should get the same vaccine … Continue reading Northwest Georgia Health Departments Offering Third Vaccine Dose to Qualifying Individuals
Rossville, GA – The Walker County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccination event at the Rossville Athletic Center gym, located at 301 Williams Street in Rossville, from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 19. First and second doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available during this free event. Everyone 12 years … Continue reading Walker County Health Department to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Event in Rossville
The hours have changed at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline, effective March 29, 2021. If you need assistance, staff is now available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You can also schedule an appointment online at your convenience at the Catoosa-Dade-Walker Vaccination Station at the Colonnade in Ringgold. … Continue reading New Hours at the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline Starting Monday
Due to a special shipment of the Pfizer vaccine, Walker County has openings today (March 9) and tomorrow (March 10) for eligible Georgia residents who want the COVID-19 vaccine. Please call the Walker County COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 706-620-0887 to make an appointment. These vaccines are being administered by appointment at the Walker County Civic Center Campus … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available Today & Tomorrow in Walker County!
This information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH): Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is updating its protocols for isolation and quarantine during COVID-19 to allow individuals to vote in person Tuesday, November 3rd. The protocols are in accordance with recommendations and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading Updated DPH Guidance for In Person Voting During COVID-19 Isolation or Quarantine
Atlanta, GA - Earlier this week, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an Executive Order to relax restrictions placed on certain businesses as part of the COVID-19 health crisis. The Order is clear that requirements are statewide and that local governments cannot make them more or less restrictive. Under the Order, the following businesses are allowed … Continue reading Breaking Down Governor Brian Kemp’s COVID-19 “Minimum Operations” Executive Order
This was an emergency meeting due to COVID-19. Along with answering questions about the coronavirus, Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed two resolutions waiving certain penalties and interest associated with past due personal property and hotel-motel taxes. The waiver is good through July 31st. The deadline to apply for a 2020 business license without being penalized was also been extended to July 31st.
This information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health: Atlanta, GA - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is working closely with the CDC and state partners to prepare for a potential outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., including Georgia. The goal is to quickly identify cases of COVID-19, aka coronavirus, and take … Continue reading Georgia Department of Public Health Prepares for Potential Spread of COVID-19, aka Coronavirus