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CDC’s Halloween guidance discourages activities like trick-or-treating due to COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging Americans to avoid higher-risk Halloween activities like trick-or-treating in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

City commissioner: Mask mandate no longer in effect for Albany

Commissioners are still encouraging people to wear masks in public, Warbington said.

Study says dogs and cats can contract COVID-19 from humans

New research shows there are “substantial” rates of coronavirus infection in dogs and cats whose owners have COVID-19.

  More participants needed in Albany antibody study

Health leaders from Augusta University are looking for specific people to do their antibody study at the Albany Civic Center.

GRAPHS: Tracking Phoebe’s daily COVID-19 numbers

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is releasing its daily COVID-19 numbers.

Phoebe releases weekly COVID-19 numbers

Phoebe’s top health official said the hospital system has seen a slight increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

  Georgia surpasses 300,000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 since pandemic began

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported 1,901 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, Sep. 17.

Clinch Co. High to close because of COVID-19 concerns

The closure for students will be until Sept. 25. The post states that students not under quarantine restriction will return to school on Sept. 28.

Phoebe commemorates World Patient Safety Day

Phoebe created a system-wide organizational safety department and appointed new directors of patient safety and organizational safety.

  Dougherty Co. Jail works to install COVID-19 fighting technology

Contractors came Wednesday to install thermo-kiosks at the jail’s main entryway.

Grady Co. Sheriff’s Office closed to the public after positive COVID-19 test

The post said the facility will be closed until they treat the facility and quarantine for the standard period of time.

Kemp extends current COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Brian Kemp has signed an executive order that extends the current COVID-19 restrictions, along with guidance on visiting long-term care facilities.

Tracking SWGA coronavirus cases

Health officials said positive coronavirus cases are counted by the patient’s county of residence.

Alzheimer’s Asso. invites Albany residents to join 2020 walk

Participants will continue to walk as individuals, families or small teams on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Albany in the wake of COVID-19.

Early Co. cancels Friday football games due to COVID-19

The Early County Bobcats announced Monday on Twitter that their high school football games against Mitchell County and Enterprise, Al. have been canceled due to coronavirus.