Dangerous misinformation campaigns are fueling skepticism and hesitance around the COVID-19 vaccines, a situation that both prevents achievement of herd immunity and increases the possibility that new variants will be deadly to even the vaccinated. The truth is that 99.5 percent of all COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths happening now are among the unvaccinated. As vaccination numbers lag and COVID-19 infections surge in many communities, it is imperative that AFT members have the most accurate and up-to-date information about the vaccines.
Statement from the Georgia Federation of Teachers on masks and other safety measures per COVID-19
ATLANTA - We encourage all Georgians to be good neighbors and mask up. We respect the opinion of those who are hesitant to follow any part of the protocol during this pandemic. However, an ounce of prevention is worth more
Convenient at-home PCR testing kits under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA gives added confidence to educators statewide
LAKE FOREST, Calif. and ATLANTA, May 19, 2021--Inspire Health Alliance today announced a testing program with the Georgia Federation of Teachers to make self-administered COVID-19 tests available to 75,000 public education employees at zero out-of-pocket cost. The Inspire Diagnostic test kits allow Georgian