COVID-19 in Georgia

Pandemic recession pain remains for Georgians whose income disappeared

Just over a year from a record-setting wave of layoffs in Georgia, the state's unemployment rate is within 1% of its pre-pandemic position. As the...

Pause for J&J vaccine extended as federal health officials plot next steps

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Georgia pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine after rare blood clots

Georgia will temporarily stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following federal recommendations after six recipients nationwide reported a rare and severe stroke-like...

Vaccine passport debate grows as Georgians leave COVID hibernation

The virus privacy debate is heating up as the U.S. government works with businesses to develop guidelines for requirements that employees and customers prove...

Biden opens up COVID-19 vaccine access as cases surge in some states

WASHINGTON — Every adult in the U.S. will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, praising governors...

CDC: If you’re fully vaccinated, you can travel in the U.S.

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated individuals can travel at low risk to themselves and do not need to get a COVID-19 test or quarantine after...

Lawmakers approve $27.2B budget for new year as federal relief flows

State lawmakers finalized a $27.2 billion spending plan for next year, although it remains to be seen how exactly the state will dispatch the...

Special Report: Greene rare Congress member who declines COVID vaccine

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses became...

Georgia Senate votes to loosen gun access, limit governor in emergency

A bill expanding gun right protections in Georgia is heading back to the House after it passed the state Senate Monday with an amendment...

Coronavirus vaccines available to all Georgia adults starting Thursday

All Georgians 16 and older will be able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Thursday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced at a Capitol...
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