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Georgia House votes to allow visitors at long-term care facilities, hospitals

After a long and emotional debate, lawmakers in the Georgia House passed a bill Monday that would require hospitals and long-term care facilities to...

CDC: OK for vaccinated grandparents to visit family with low disease...

WASHINGTON — People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely socialize inside with other vaccinated individuals without wearing masks or maintaining distance, federal...

Senate advances coronavirus relief aid with help of Ossoff and Warnock

The U.S. Senate passed President Joe Biden’s nearly $2 trillion stimulus plan Saturday afternoon after wrangling over an amendment to trim unemployment benefits derailed...

GOP opposes state and local aid as Senate readies vote on...

WASHINGTON — As Democrats seek to send President Joe Biden their latest $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, federal lawmakers remain deeply divided on the question...

Kemp announces new vaccination sites ahead of teacher eligibility

Five new state-run mass vaccination sites will open across Georgia this month, bringing the statewide total to nine, Gov. Brian Kemp announced at the...

Biden urges states to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is urging states to prioritize teachers for COVID-19 vaccines, setting a goal of ensuring that every pre-K through 12th...

Sprawling $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. House Georgia's...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to both boost COVID-19...

Georgia teachers glad to get vaccine but pandemic leaves some dispirited

Georgia teachers, school staff and other vulnerable groups will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday promising...

Game-changing one-dose vaccine could be in states’ hands shortly

WASHINGTON —States struggling to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines are likely just a few days away from a pivotal development in the vaccination race: the...

Kemp poised to add teachers to COVID vaccine priority list

Georgia is poised to set a timeline for vaccinating teachers and other essential workers, Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday at Atlanta’s Delta Flight Museum,...
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