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  Phoebe collects over 200 pounds of medicine at drug take back event

The next drug take back event will be in October 2021.

  Georgia is the deadliest state for pregnant women

Georgia is the deadliest state for pregnant women.

  Phoebe still looking to fill appointments for free mammograms

The hospital said almost 40 appointments have been completed, but a number of slots are still available.

  Phoebe to offer Johnson & Johnson vaccine to employees first before resuming shots for the public

Phoebe Putney Health System said it has a very limited supply of the one-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, so it's going to offer it to employees first.

  Over 30 vaccinated at CORE, DPH pop-up sites

Community Outreach Specialist Whitney Fields said although 35 is a small number of people, they’re still working to get more vaccinated.

  Southwest Georgia Food Justice Coalition holds food box giveaway

Boxes of produce were given out on a first come, first serve basis until all food was gone.

  2 Lanier Co. seniors awarded health care scholarship

To receive the Jay Shaw Scholarship, recipients must demonstrate a positive engagement in community service, exhibit strong leadership qualities, and show strength in academics.

Phoebe pairs with community to host mobile vaccine clinic

Today, Phoebe Health teamed up with a local pastor and talk show host to bring its mobile wellness clinics to the community.

  Suicidal thoughts surface in kids during pandemic according to ASPIRE clinicians

Suicidal thoughts could be running through the minds of some 8 to 10-year-olds in Southwest Georgia.

  Albany restauranter talks relaxed COVID-19 restrictions

BJ Fletcher, owner of BJ’s Country Café, said the biggest change they’ve had during the pandemic was no longer being a buffet.

  Dougherty Co. working to get young adults vaccinated

Many young adults aren’t getting vaccinated, while Phoebe reports more cases in people under 50, a difference from the average age of 65 they saw last year.

PPMH gives Friday COVID-19 numbers, offers shots

Phoebe Putney is offering vaccination in their mobile clinics

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

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

  Phoebe Health, Let’s Talk Radio and Staples triple team mobile vaccination clinic

Three unexpected partners are joining together to get people vaccinated against COVID-19.

Ga. DPH Southwest Health District will let you pick your vaccine

If you haven’t received your COVID-19 vaccine yet, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Southwest Health District South is now offering you a choice in which vaccine you want.