COVID spreading in Columbia County schools
Following two weeks of Christmas break, the Columbia County School District reported 62 new COVID-19 cases after four days back in the classroom. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
Vaccine effectiveness, longevity a focus of AU studay
An ongoing study of health care and frontline workers in Augusta and across the country could not only reveal whether COVID-19 vaccines work better than antibodies from an infection but how long those antibodies last and whether one vaccine is better than another, an investigator said. Read the full... Read more
Vaccine starts rolling out in Augusta area
After Augusta hospitals vaccinated thousands of health care workers over the past couple of weeks, the COVID-19 vaccines are starting to move out further into the community as the health district continues its mass vaccinations and pharmacies such as CVS start on Augusta nursing homes. Read the full article:... Read more
Standard vs. daylight time: Georgia voters may decide
Georgia Sen. Ben Watson doesn’t care whether the Peach State observes standard time all year or daylight saving time. Watson, R-Savannah, a physician, just wants Georgians to pick one or the other because studies show switching back and forth every six months causes heart disease and sleeping disorders. “I prefer either... Read more
COVID cases surge 14.5 percent in Georgia
New coronavirus cases leaped in Georgia in the week ending Saturday, rising 14.5% as 44,260 cases were reported. The previous week had 38,669 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Georgia ranked No. 27 among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA... Read more

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