The leader of Habersham Medical Center Tyler Williams presides over another medical first in county history: Some 350 senior citizens have access to the Covid Moderna Vaccine at the Hospital starting today. The hospital has been taking appointments but…
As of this morning, The public health department location in Demorest is not administering the vaccine quite yet but there is a website accepting appointments and a phone call center is being set up too. And at Habersham Medical, more vials are on order after this quantity of 350 doses is exhausted.
Some other good news: daily positive cases in the county are down from this time last week - by about 20 percent. An average of 35 Habersham residents tested positive over the last week according to the Johns Hopkins tracking website.
Habersham's retiring county fire chief Jeff Cain whose 27 years of service was recognized last week. Cain helped guide the department from the time when county firefighters first earned paychecks to the 2018 merger of both Fire and EMS.
He officially retires this Friday.