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News from North Central Health District:

Additional Allotments of Remdesivir for Treatment of COVID-19 Distributed to Georgia Hospitals

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) this week is distributing 18,440 vials of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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Second Allotment of Remdesivir Headed to Hospitals for Treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) is distributing a second allotment of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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Georgia DPH Distributes Remdesivir to Hospitals for Treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) today is distributing an initial allotment of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government.

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A Message from Our Health Director

Dr. Reneé Haynes, North Central Health District’s Health Director, has a message about COVID-19 for our community.

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Georgia Department of Public Health Adds Staff, Expands Contact Tracing for COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing its workforce to expand contact tracing for COVID-19 in Georgia. 

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Georgia DPH Exceeds 100,000 COVID-19 Tests in 10 Days

Testing Now Available to all Georgians

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North Central Health District Providing COVID-19 Test at all 13 District County Health Departments

Two Sites Open Daily, Others Open Select Days

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Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia

Revised Testing Criteria and Increased Number of Test Sites

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UPDATE: County health departments scaling back services to respond to COVID-19

With the increasing number of local confirmed cases of COVID-19, North Central Health District (NCHD) county health departments are further limiting services to only the most crucial public health services.

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UPDATE: Governor Kemp Issues Shelter in Place Order to Fight COVID-19

Order effective through April 30, 11:59 p.m.

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New Data Supports Social Distancing Now More Than Ever

As Governor Brian Kemp and DPH Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., finalize the details of the Executive Order requiring Georgians to shelter in place, it is important to emphasize why these measures are needed now to keep all Georgians healthy and safe and to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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North Central Health District identifies first local COVID-19 related death

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) has identified the first death related to COVID-19 in the 13-county health district in Central Georgia.

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Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response. 

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