Georgia has the third highest rate of uninsured individuals in the country, which includes a 7% rate for children and a 15% rate for adults. Now, after two key developments concerning the Medicaid program, the number of uninsured children will likely drop while the number of uninsured adults holds steady at well over 1 million people.
A Georgia lawmaker’s bid to combat the dramatic rise in opioid-related overdose deaths detected since the start of the coronavirus pandemic will have to wait until next year.
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta says some of its otters tested positive for the coronavirus after they showed mild respiratory symptoms.
On a trip to visit family just outside of Las Vegas, Waldron noticed that her newborn son, Jarom, had become nauseous and uninterested in eating. He threw up once, and then again, and by the third time, Waldron knew that she had reason to worry. Over the next few hours, Jarom would vomit a total of 13 times.
Georgia will become the latest state to ban discrimination against individuals with physical and mental disabilities in the organ transplant process.
More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been given in the U.S., the vast majority with no or mild side effects.
Gov. Brian Kemp made the announcement Tuesday, saying supplies of the vaccine continue to rise and that he's confident that enough older adults have been vaccinated to open up inoculation to the broadest possible population.
A new bill, inspired by a family desperate to have it passed, has passed out of the Georgia House and is awaiting a final Senate vote. HB 346 would allow paramedics to administer a lifesaving shot to patients.
A Georgia lawmaker is advancing legislation to combat the dramatic rise in opioid-related overdose deaths detected since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia’s debate over election bills, the state’s energy usage and extracurricular activities for home-schoolersFTG Podcast Team
In our seventh weekly podcast episode of Gold Dome Debrief we cover Georgia's legislative debate over election bills in the state House and Senate, the future of energy in the state, and the progress of a bill that would allow home-schooled students to engage in extracurricular activities in public schools. #gapol