Category: COVID-19

August 14, 2021

DECATUR, GA—Hundreds of cars and pedestrians have gathered at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall to receive COVID-19 vaccinations during an event sponsored by DeKalb County Government today. NBA legends Dikembe Mutombo and Dominique Wilkins are expected to make an appearance during the event today. Anyone who gets vaccinated will receive a $100 prepaid debit […]

August 13, 2021

        DECATUR, GA—NBA Legends Dikembe Mutombo and Dominique Wilkins will be at The Gallery at South DeKalb on Saturday, Aug. 14, to encourage people to get COVID-19 vaccinations.  “The Atlanta Hawks and DeKalb County Government are running a full-court press against the deadly COVID-19 virus,” DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said. “We […]

June 3, 2021

DECATUR, GA— Beginning Saturday, June 5, the DeKalb County Board of Health will modify hours at its Doraville and Stonecrest COVID-19 vaccination sites. On Saturday, the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Doraville MARTA station will be closed due to the COVID-19 vaccination and food distribution event to be held at four locations throughout the county. Also beginning […]

May 28, 2021

DeKalb County residents will have the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, one 20-pound box of Georgia-grown fruit and vegetables, one dozen eggs and a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters at a drive-thru event on Saturday, June 5. Beginning at 8 a.m., DeKalb County Board of Health medical professionals and DeKalb Fire Rescue paramedics and EMTs […]

April 27, 2021

  The Gwinnett Board of Commissioners(BOC) announced Tuesday(April 27) that the county is now accepting applications for Project RESET 2.0, an expansion of its emergency rental assistance program. The county will use more than $28.1 million in stimulus funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to make payments directly to landlords and utility providers for […]

April 27, 2021

  ATLANTA—State officials have announced that Georgia’s eight state-operated mass vaccination sites will shift to providing the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine and Pfizer second doses through May 21. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine will not be administered at these sites after April 30. “As supply and availability of the COVID-19 vaccines has dramatically […]

April 27, 2021

  The DeKalb County Board of Health recently expanded its partnership with CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) to provide the COVID-19 vaccine in vulnerable communities in DeKalb County. The expanded vaccination partnership with CORE focuses on working with smaller faith-based communities and community partners in DeKalb County. The scope of the Board of Health’s original […]

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