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Kemp: COVID-19 vaccinations to start within weeks in Georgia

Georgia’s governor says he expects health care workers in Georgia will begin being vaccinated against COVID-19 in the second or third week of December.

  Tree of Life ceremony in Tifton goes virtual

Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC) is doing something a little different this year as it prepares to light its Tree of Life.

  Dougherty Judicial Circuit prepares for trials to resume or possible shutdown

Things are picking back up over in the Dougherty County Judicial Building as grand jury proceedings have been able to resume.

Rep. Austin Scott tests positive for COVID-19

“Rep. Scott has tested positive for COVID-19 and is following guidance from the house attending physician, as well as his personal physician.”

Kemp extends state’s public health emergency into new year

On Monday, the governor extended the state’s emergency order until January 8, 2021. Kemp also extended the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Northern Ohio hospital orders refrigerated truck to serve as extra morgue space

A hospital in northern Ohio has recently ordered a refrigerated truck to serve as extra morgue space, according to Dr. Andy Thomas, as COVID-19 ICU admissions continue to climb.

Phoebe releases Thursday COVID-19 numbers

“We hope Thanksgiving gatherings won’t lead to a dramatic increase in cases and hospitalizations, but we must assume that a surge will affect our area and plan accordingly," said Phoebe's CEO

Health experts urge shoppers to stay vigilant on Black Friday

If you plan to go to public areas over the weekend, the health officials urge you to stay vigilant.

Coping with grief during the holiday season amid coronavirus pandemic

The Pastoral Institute in Columbus anticipates grief to be more intense during the holidays this year for those who have lost a loved one.

Some people still weary about COVID-19 vaccine, sociologists say there’s history behind concerns

In recent weeks companies like Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca have announced that their trials have produced anywhere from 70 to 95 percent efficacy, but for some people it’s still not enough.

  South Health District shares tips to celebrate Thanksgiving safely during pandemic

The holidays may appear as a chance for some normalcy this year. But with numbers still on the rise in Lowndes County, South Health District wants to remind everyone to celebrate safely.

SGMC announce new 2021 insurance partner

The open enrollment period for 2021 is Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2020, and can be completed online. Coverage begins Jan. 1, 2021.

GRAPHS: Tracking Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers

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

Phoebe releases latest COVID-19 numbers

Phoebe Putney Health System has seen almost 1,400 patients recover from COVID-19 as the holiday season approaches amid the pandemic.

WATCH LIVE: Dougherty Co. leaders hold Friday COVID-19 press conference

Dougherty County leaders are addressing the latest developments on COVID-19.