74 F
Macon
Monday, April 12, 2021
Home COVID-19

COVID-19

Centerville holding Covid-19 vaccine clinic Friday

CENTERVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The City of Centerville is holding a vaccine clinic on Friday, April 16th at the Galleria Mall. The vaccination event starts...

Governor Kemp lifts Covid restrictions, local businesses still following guidelines

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— Governor Brian Kemp lifted the state's remaining COVID-19 restrictions Thursday. Local businesses like Felicia's Cake Factory say they're still going to follow...

Appointments not required at Macon mass vaccination site

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— The Macon mass vaccination site is no longer requiring appointments to get a vaccine. Site commander, Kerry Futch, says fewer people...

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

(AP) -- Nations around the world are setting new records for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease is surging even in...

Vaccine skepticism runs deep among white evangelicals in US

(AP) -- A recent photo posted online of the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest evangelical denomination, getting the COVID-19 vaccine drew...

Official: Biden moving vaccine eligibility date to April 19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to announce that he's shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to...

Health organizations help get rural communities vaccinated

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT) — As mass vaccination sites open, people who live far from the sites don't have access to the vaccine. Many living in rural...

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Has Administered Over 4 Million Vaccine Doses

Currently, Georgia has administered 89% of total doses shipped to the state.

Gallup poll shows religious memberships drop below 50 percent, local churches weigh in

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— According to the Washington Post, a Gallup poll shows religious membership is below majority for the first time ever. We spoke...

Homebound people in 4 counties receive Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Atrium Health Navicent has administered the Covid vaccine to ten homes and has scheduled 30 more appointments. This comes after a...

Senator Jon Ossoff toured Heritage Elementary School Wednesday

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Senator Jon Ossoff toured Heritage Elementary Wednesday afternoon. He made a big announcement regarding the American Rescue Plan. "We can announce...

COVID-19 pushed total US deaths beyond 3.3 million last year

(AP) -- A new report says U.S. deaths last year topped 3.3 million, the nation’s highest annual death toll. That includes about 375,000 deaths...