COVID-19 Updates

Also available in: Español (Spanish)

As COVID-19 has disrupted so many areas of our daily lives, finding accurate information has become increasingly difficult. In an effort to help we have put this resource together that sources information, in near real time, about COVID-19. Currently we are sourcing information through Twitter from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the GA Department of Public Health. We will add more sources of information moving forward.

To get these updates immediately whey they are posted, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

There are several local resources available during this time.  You can see a full list of those here.

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 19:05:06

Also available in: Español (Spanish)If you have signs of a heart attack or stroke while staying at home during #COVID19, call 9-1-1 right away. Emergency responders & emergency departments have plans in place to help protect you from COVID-19. Learn more: https://t.co/MTWoINOyZL https://t.co/tSpO5hyY7B

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 18:38:01

Also available in: Español (Spanish)The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that nationally, the percentage of ppl testing positive for #COVID19 decreased compared to last week. However, four regions (parts of the Southeast, South Central, West Coast and Northwest) saw slight increases: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb https://t.co/1WLA3Dxxj3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 17:30:24

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Protect yourself from #COVID19 when going shopping. Order online or use curbside pickup if possible, wear a face covering, practice #physicaldistancing, & wash your hands with soap & water after leaving the store. Get more tips: https://t.co/9nLjvaNSpI https://t.co/bMeqiz4HOk

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 14:40:02

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Youth sports organizations: As you resume activities, have you planned what to do if a player, visitor or coach gets sick with #COVID19? CDC offers tips to protect the health and safety of staff, players and visitors involved in youth sports. Tips here: https://t.co/tnPX5fnVG6. https://t.co/opS9MqsKVF

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 13:33:02

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Preparing for hurricane season? To avoid exposure to #COVID19, try home delivery services to buy your disaster supplies. If that is not an option for you, be sure to take steps to protect your health and the health of others when running essential errands. https://t.co/qOJIH3XUI5 https://t.co/545VsXhysL

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 13:05:14

Also available in: Español (Spanish)About one in three adults used household cleaners and disinfectants unsafely to prevent #COVID19, such as using bleach on food products and improperly using household cleaners and disinfectants on hands or skin. Read more in @CDCMMWR: https://t.co/ULBSHv89Ol https://t.co/gOUoS61Y8U

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 12:50:09

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Protect yourself from #COVID19: Call-in prescriptions ahead of time & use drive-thru windows, curbside services, mail-order or other delivery services. Read more tips here: https://t.co/PfDqCRN3in https://t.co/lhxVglMHqm

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 12:24:01

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Supporting healthcare providers and patients during & after the #COVID19 pandemic is a CDC priority. A new framework can help #clinicians & facilities prioritize necessary healthcare visits for patients whose care should not wait. https://t.co/eTdDBKJvjD        https://t.co/TouHdIUJut

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 11:14:55

Also available in: Español (Spanish)It’s not safe to put a face covering on your pet or use disinfectants not meant for animals. The risk of animals spreading #COVID19 is considered to be low. Protect pets by limiting their contact w/ people & other animals outside the household. Learn more: https://t.co/31W7I6cuXo https://t.co/ngxYwQSasN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 05 2020 08:19:00

Also available in: Español (Spanish)RT @CDCemergency: Providing care to others during #COVID19 can lead to stress, anxiety, fear, & other strong emotions. @CDCgov has tips to help you recognize what stress looks like, cope with stress, & know where to go if you need help. https://go.usa.gov/xvAEd

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 19:30:21

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. Learn more: https://t.co/3Pya8LAbqo https://t.co/Pkth4GE3Wr

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 18:12:16

Also available in: Español (Spanish)This week, CDC received 20 models to forecast possible #COVID19 deaths in the US. As of June 1, the combined forecast suggests the increase in total number of deaths will continue to slow with between 118,000 and 143,000 deaths by June 27. See: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX https://t.co/xFBs5IcJn3

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 17:18:01

Also available in: Español (Spanish)When parents and caregivers communicate about #COVID19 with their children calmly and openly, they can lessen their children’s fears about the disease. Learn more about talking with children about COVID-19: https://t.co/ys0V9xI0xB. https://t.co/whEGfPYKjN

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 16:45:03

Also available in: Español (Spanish)If you use public transit, consider what options are feasible, practical, and acceptable for you to help protect yourself and others by slowing the spread of #COVID19; see: https://t.co/0vhHD4MgTJ. https://t.co/hjoJM2WH8t

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 15:20:08

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Do not delay necessary medical care during the #COVID19 pandemic. Contact your health care provider when you have health concerns. They can follow local & @CDCgov guidance to provide safe care. https://t.co/9TfuzQTxKL https://t.co/SpjLnqleSS

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 14:00:22

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Planning for hurricane season may be different this year. Know how to prepare for hurricane season during the #COVID19 pandemic to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. https://t.co/UovXYKhRYZ. #Cristobal https://t.co/5H5Aq9MHLO

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 13:05:13

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Providing care to others during #COVID19 can lead to stress, anxiety, fear, & other strong emotions. @CDCgov has tips to help you recognize what stress looks like, cope with stress, & know where to go if you need help. https://t.co/UNUMHXSnAH       https://t.co/p2cDSpJmxo

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 11:12:03

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Nursing homes should consider the current #COVID19 situation in their facility & the community and refer to guidance from local & state officials when making decisions about relaxing restrictions. Learn more about updated CDC guidance: https://t.co/esP78I25d2        https://t.co/KnkNOrKijG

COVID-19 Update from the CDC – June 04 2020 10:10:11

Also available in: Español (Spanish)Whether you are going into work or teleworking, #COVID19 has probably changed the way you work. Fear & anxiety about this disease, along with other strong emotions, can be overwhelming & workplace stress can lead to burnout. @CDCgov has ways to cope: https://t.co/faCQol2swT  https://t.co/rYKL4ZTwRO

Updates sponsored by: