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COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

Health officials say free COVID-19 tests could become more difficult to find.       The free drive-up COVID-19 test site at Lakepoint in Emerson will close after next week. Public Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District Logan Boss cited lower demand for these tests as a driving force behind the [read more...]

By |2022-04-21T17:17:55-04:00April 21st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on COVID-19 test site in Emerson to suspend operation

Free N95 masks available at local pharmacies

Several Cartersville pharmacies are distributing free N95 masks to help prevent further spread of COVID-19. The masks are free to the public, though each location appears to have different guidelines on the amount available to each person or household.   At the end of last month, the Biden administration announced these face coverings would be [read more...]

By |2022-01-31T15:12:06-05:00January 31st, 2022|General News|Comments Off on Free N95 masks available at local pharmacies

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools this fall. On Monday, Bartow County Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Phillip Page told WBHF that mask use will not be mandated when school is back in session next month.   “At this point in time, in working through our teacher and parent advisory committees, that recommendation [read more...]

By |2021-11-04T11:00:59-04:00July 22nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Masks will be optional in Bartow County Schools

Interview with Dr. Tim Lin, pulmonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia

If you missed this morning's interview between Matt Santini and Dr. Tim Lin, a pulomonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia, you can click hear and list to the whole thing. Feel free to share the link with family and friends as we continue to work our way through the Covid-19 pandemic.

By |2020-03-19T10:08:04-04:00March 19th, 2020|General News, Headlines|Comments Off on Interview with Dr. Tim Lin, pulmonologist with Respiratory Consultants of Georgia