COVID19

Latest news about Coronavirus.

Mandatory masking ends in Fayette schools

Face coverings now optional except on buses, system says —  Despite a slight uptick in new Covid cases and quarantines last week in Fayette County...

Fayette’s graduation rate 7th highest in Georgia, 3rd in Metro, tops...

Starr's Mill and Whitewater lead all county high schools with 94% rate —  Fayette’s 2021 four-year high school graduation rate is 89.7%, which is 6...

Require Covid vaccinations

To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated (including a possible third dose) — unless exempted by...

Covid cases in Fayette schools at lowest point since early August

Fayette County’s 2-week new infection rate at 1.5%, lowest since last July —  With face coverings still mandatory in all 24 Fayette County schools, the...

Covid cases in Fayette schools at lowest level since first week...

Fayette’s 2-week test infection rate falls to 2.4%, lowest since Aug. 3 —  With the summer surge of Covid-19 in continuing decline across Georgia, the...

Is failure to thrive killing Covid patients?

Many already know newborn babies diagnosed with “failure to thrive” often die if they are not touched — if they cannot sense and feel...

Fayette School Board must plan now to get back to maskless...

I am writing in regards to the Fayette County Board of Education’s decision to extend the face covering of all its students, teachers, staff...

Incoherence reigns

During the Trump administration, Democrats and nearly half the country pursued impeachment of the president for colluding with Russia for most of his term....

Covid cases countywide and in Fayette schools continue downward trend

Fayette’s 2-week infection rate falls to 5.6% —  No dramatic reduction in new Covid-19 cases among students, teachers and staff of Fayette County’s 25 in-person...

Do you qualify for a Covid booster shot?

Georgia DPH follows federal recommendations for Covid booster shots —  The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the...

Remember that other virus? Seasonal flu vaccine available at health department

The Fayette County Health Department now has seasonal flu vaccine available by appointment only. Vaccine is available for anyone over the age of 6...

Public comments moved to end of Fayette School Board meeting

But speakers must sign up before meeting begins — Seating capacity remains reduced for Sept. 27 meeting, the Fayette County Board of Education alerted the...