Category: COVID-19

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DECATUR, GA—The  DeKalb County Board of Health has set its schedule to make up remaining Moderna second doses, affected by vaccine shipping delays in mid-February last week. For both vaccination sites, the former Sam’s Club, located at 2994 Turner Hill Rd., in Stonecrest, and the Doraville MARTA Station, located at 6000 New Peachtree Rd., in […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2021
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ATLANTA–Georgia officials announced that more than 1 million Georgians have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. As of Friday, Feb. 12, 1,010,521 Georgians had received at least one dose of vaccine, while 348,561 Georgians have completed the full series of doses, officials said. Georgia has now administered over 75 percent of doses shipped to […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 9, 2021
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Online application to go live Friday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m.   DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced “Help is on the way,” as he rolled out details today (Feb. 9) of the county’s receipt of a $21 million grant from the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance program. Thurmond convened a Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition(TLAC) comprised […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 9, 2021
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Emory Healthcare and Emory University are partnering with DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson for a virtual discussion on COVID-19 vaccinations for constituents of South DeKalb County. The webinar will be held today (Feb. 9), 6:30 p.m. Emory panelists include Ovid Barrow, MD, Chief of Medicine, Emory Hillandale Hospital; Kim Bentley, VP of Operations, Emory Hillandale […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 8, 2021
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  DeKalb County, Delta Sigma Theta partner on initiative             DeKalb County Board of Health and members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will partner to administer second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to approximately 500 South DeKalb seniors The initiative will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., at the Lou Walker Senior Center, […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 4, 2021
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  DECATUR, GA– Due to staffing challenges, the DeKalb County Board of Health has cancelled all scheduled COVID-19 testing appointments at its Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church testing site, located at 1879 Glenwood Ave., SE, Atlanta. Those individuals who had appointments scheduled have been notified and provided options to reschedule or register for testing at another […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 4, 2021
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ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today warned Georgians that scammers have been trying to exploit the vaccine rollout by calling, texting or emailing consumers asking for payment for the promise of getting the vaccine, scheduling an appointment or getting on the waiting list. “Sadly, during this time of heightened emotions, scammers are once […]

On Common Ground NewsJanuary 27, 2021
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  “It’s been a roller coaster ride …” Stonecrest Council member Jazzmin Cobble   STONECREST— City Council member Jazzmin Cobble has been dealt blow after blow from the corona virus. Cobble said she recently contracted the virus, along with her husband and their young son. The Cobbles survived their battle with the virus, but they […]


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