COVID-19 Response Update at Mayor & Commission January 12 Work Session
The December 12 Work Session featured a presentation by Dr. Stephan Goggans of the Northeast Health District on COVID-19 and vaccination efforts in the community. The link below begins at the 9:20 mark at the beginning of his presentation.
Governor Kemp signed an Executive Order extending current COVID-19 restrictions and the public health state of emergency. The Executive Order runs through January 31. Read on...
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 vaccination response. Read on...
In order to meet the increased demand resulting from expansion of the first tier, the Northeast Health District will open an appointment-based, combination COVID-19 testing and vaccination drive-through at a new site at 355 Oneta Street as of Jan. 12. Read on...
The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider. It is not a centralized scheduling tool. Read on...
At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021. Read on...
The Mayor and Commission approved the 12th declaration of a local state of emergency on Jan. 6, which continues a requirement for face covers in entities and public spaces. The declaration continues in effect until February 15, 2021. Read on...
The order modifies the original 9th order to amend Section I (B) related to jury trials to suspend those not already in progress until at least February. Read on...
The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement and an ordinance changing the hours of alcohol sales and bar closing times. Read on...
In accordance with the Fourth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts adopt the following guidelines for court proceedings. Read on...
COVID-19 Updates at Mayor & Commission Work Sessions - Updated Jan. 12
A PDF of presentations given by Manager Blaine Williams at Work Sessions each month to the Mayor and Commission providing a summary of some of the ACCGov response to the COVID-19 response since March.
Although the PDF is the general update on ACCGov efforts, January's update during the meeting focused on a presentation by Dr. Stephan Goggans of the Northeast Health District about vaccination efforts in the district (PDF | video)
10,682 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 81 Deaths
January 25 - 4:15 p.m.
The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 10,682 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 81 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of 3:00 p.m. on January 25. For more details and statistics, visit the DPH daily status report website.
These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, numbers from the beginning of each month:
- January 1, 2021 - 8,580
- December 1 - 6,723
- November 1 - 5,872
- October 1 - 5,121
- September 1 - 3,082
- August 1 - 1,694
- July 1 - 574
- June 1 - 293
- May 1 - 155
- April 1 - 54
- March 1 - 4
The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3:00 p.m. to allow time to process and validate laboratory and case reports. If you view the data, please be sure to check the area showing the definitions of the information presented. Some, such as "hospitalizations," have different meanings than what may be expected.