Coronavirus in Atlanta

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Covid-19 in Atlanta schools

The delta variant changed everything for schoolchildren

Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
Dragon Con 2021 Covid-19 guidelines released

Dragon Con announces its 2021 Covid-19 guidelines: Vaccine or negative test and masks required, no public parade spectators

Dragon Con announced it will require all guests of the Labor Day weekend to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or show a negative test result. It is also requiring masks in all indoor spaces and will reduce attendance to half of 2019's turnout.
Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Every specialty has been affected by Covid-19. We talked with six of our Top Doctors about how the healthcare system should or will change as the world starts back up.
Northside Hospital orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton

Orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton, MD/MPH, on balancing care for individuals and the community

"As an MD, my objective is to take care of each patient individually and cater to their needs. With my MPH, however, I see the community as my patient."
The Search for Delicious

The pandemic zapped the joy out of eating something delicious, but I’m trying to get it back

I think about deliciousness a lot and have pursued it all my life. Yet, in pandemic times, the pure joy of eating something delicious—preferably a delicious surprise, rather than something I have had to orchestrate myself—has been absent.

History in the making

Photos from an empty city

Re-opening FAQ

What Governor Kemp’s order re-opening Georgia businesses means

Governor Brian Kemp surprised many when he announced Monday he would begin allowing businesses in Georgia to re-open as soon as this Friday. We break down what can open, what can't, and how people are reacting.

Stay at home FAQ

Social Distancing Recipes