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CDC says it’s OK for students to sit three feet apart...

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have revised their guidance to schools on how far apart students should be spaced in a classroom, now saying...

‘Vaccine passports’ that show you’re inoculated are on the way

WASHINGTON — More than 70 million Americans and about 2 million Georgians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine — and...

Kemp suggests metro Atlantans hit the road to get scarce vaccines

Just over a year after Gov. Brian Kemp declared a statewide health emergency, weekly COVID-19 cases and positive tests are in decline as the...

Georgia Dems urge state to accept sweetened Medicaid expansion deal

Georgia Democrats called on the state’s GOP leadership to take advantage of new federal incentives to fully expand Medicaid that were baked into the...

Children in low-income families stand to gain much from Rescue Act

Sen. Raphael Warnock toured an Atlanta church’s vaccination efforts Friday and told a small group of mothers how provisions in the pandemic relief bill...

States question whether new federal stimulus law rules out tax cuts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus law pumps a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but one...

Biden to states: Make all adults eligible for COVID vaccine by...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden directed states to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1 in his first primetime address...

Top Georgia Republicans rip strings attached to coronavirus relief aid

High-ranking GOP state officials are objecting to a provision in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill that blocks them from using the federal funds...

Georgians 55-plus and people with health risks to get vaccine

Significantly more Georgians could be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by this time next month. Georgians 55 and older or who have certain health...

Congress clears giant $1.9T COVID-19 relief package for Biden’s signature

WASHINGTON — A sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk after the U.S. House passed the latest pandemic relief...
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