DPH News Release - Two COVID-19 Treatments No Longer Authorized for Use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that two monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments for COVID-19 are currently not authorized for use due to their limited effectiveness against the Omicron variant. 

DPH News Advisory - COVID-19 Dashboard Backlog of Cases

Today’s COVID-19 Daily Status Report will reflect more than 27,000 newly reported cases (PCR positive and antigen positive combined).

COVID-19 Mega-Testing Site Opening January 14 at The Home Depot Backyard

The Georgia Department of Public Health in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Fulton County Government, the Fulton County Board of Health, the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency-Management Agency and Viral Solutions announce the opening of a new testing mega-site at The Home Depot Backyard beginning Friday, January 14.

DPH COVID-19 Daily Status Report Issues with ELR Identified and Resolved

The DPH Daily Status Report updated as scheduled today and accurately reflects case and test data. Issues with electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) that were identified last week have been thoroughly investigated and the problem fixed.

DPH Media Advisory - Board of Public Health January Meeting

The Board of Public Health will hold its January meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Due to the current surge in COVID-19 cases and widespread transmission of the Omicron variant, this meeting will be held virtually.

DPH COVID-19 Daily Status Report Update January 7, 2022

Due to ongoing issues with Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will not publish an updated COVID-19 Daily Status Report today. Data for case counts, hospitalizations and deaths come from sources other than ELR, and as such are not impacted by the same problem.

DPH News Release - COVID-19 Mega Testing Sites Now Open

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) in partnership with DeKalb County Board of Health, Cobb & Douglas Health Department and Viral Solutions announce the opening of two COVID-19 mega-testing sites.

DPH COVID-19 Daily Status Report Update

Due to ongoing issues with Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will not publish an updated COVID-19 Daily Status Report today. Data for case counts, hospitalizations and deaths come from sources other than ELR, and as such are not impacted by the same problem.

DPH COVID-19 Daily Status Report Update

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is working to address an issue with the COVID-19 testing numbers on the Daily Status Report. This issue only affects the PCR/Molecular Reported Today column of the COVID-19 Testing table; no other data in the Daily Status Report is impacted.

DPH News Release - Georgia Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the allocation of Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 to select retail pharmacies in Georgia. Initial supply of Molnupiravir and Paxlovid™ from the federal government is very limited. DPH anticipates additional allocations in the coming weeks as production increases.