Category: Health

August 14, 2021
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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 […]

July 27, 2021
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          DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Government is giving away $50 prepaid debit cards as incentives for the first 100 people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on Saturday, July 31. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., DeKalb County Board of Health, MedCura Health and DeKalb County Fire Rescue will administer voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations to residents […]

June 18, 2021
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Shifting services, emplying increased mobile health units   DECATUR, GA– Changes are coming for COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations provided by the DeKalb County Board of Health, as the organization continues to increase vaccine availability via its health centers and mobile health units. At the conclusion of operations on Wednesday, June 30, and beginning Thursday, July 1: COVID-19 Testing […]

June 3, 2021
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The DeKalb County Board of Health is partnering with three community organizations to provide farmers market vouchers through the Healthy Bucks voucher program – the Diabetes “You Can Win” Foundation, Inc., Lithonia Head Start, and the Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation, Inc. Healthy Bucks, modeled after a similar program in New York City, offers incentives for community members to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and participate in nutrition education. […]


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