Valdosta schools to require masks

Release: During the July Work Session of the Valdosta Board of Education, the board adopted an updated Return to School policy for the 2021-2022 school year requiring everyone on school campuses and on buses to…

67 percent of GA seniors have received COVID…

Release: Atlanta, GA – Today, the Georgia Department of Public Health's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard reported over 2.5 million total doses administered in the state, including 500,000 doses in the last 12 days. 67% of Georgia's senior population have…

CDC comments on measures taken by Head Start…

Release: CDC Report Highlights Success of Georgia Head Start Programs in Mitigating Spread of COVID-19 Georgia’s Head Start Collaboration Office Kept Programs Connected with Critical DECAL Services Atlanta, GA (December 17, 2020) – The Centers…

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Georgia

Release: First Shipments of COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive in Georgia 5,850 Initial Doses in Coastal Health District Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recently received the first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for administration in Georgia.…

Lowndes COVID-19 cases on the rise

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County continues to experience a significant increase in COVID-19 cases. This increase first began in October and has not slowed since that time.         The total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lowndes is…

Thanksgiving travel projected to be at record lows

Release: Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic AAA advises caution and preparation for Georgians who decide to travel ATLANTA, Ga. (November 12, 2020) – Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to…