DeKalb County continues incentivized vaccinations as 2nd boosters arrive

DeKalb County, Georgia, continued its incentivized set of vaccines on April 2, 2022, at Pleasantdale Elementary. At the event, Clare Schexnyder, DeKalb County Commission Vaccine Response liasion, spoke with rolling out about the county’s continued effort to get residents vaccinated. With mask restrictions being lifted across the country and the number of COVID hospitalizations decreasing, […]

Dr. Cameron Webb addresses the myths surrounding COVID-19

Dr. Cameron Webb serves as senior policy adviser for equity on the White House COVID-19 response team. The noted physician has dedicated himself to educating the Black community on COVID protection. What is your message to people who are not boosted and are unvaccinated? For people who are unvaccinated and haven’t had any shots whatsoever, […]

The Grammy Awards have been postponed

The ceremony was due to be hosted by Trevor Noah in Los Angeles on January 31, but the event has now been pushed back amid the recent spike in COVID cases in the US. A joint statement from the Recording Academy and CBS explained: “After careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health […]

WNBA star Elizabeth Williams working to get more people vaccinated

WNBA star Elizabeth Williams, the captain of the Atlanta Dream, is an ardent advocate of being vaccinated against COVID. Williams has gotten a crash course on the devastating impact COVID-19 can have on patients from the front lines as her father is a doctor and her mother is a registered nurse. Williams tells rolling out […]

Lil Nas X jokes about catching COVID-19

Lil Nas X is trying to use humor as a coping mechanism after contracting the novel coronavirus this past weekend. On early Saturday morning, Dec. 18, the “Ole Town Road” rapper took to Twitter to announce that he had contracted COVID-19. Nas X, who was born in Atlanta as Montero Lamar Hill, confirmed that his […]