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COVID-19 closes city hall again, causes postponement of concert.

Cochran City Hall is again closed due to COVID-19 exposure.  According to a Facebook post, payments should be left in the outside box, and 911 should be dialed in case of an emergency.  Also, Saturday's city auditorium concert with the Double Barrell Band (featuring the Rocky Creek Band) has been postponed due to COVID-19 within the DBB.

BOE votes to update COVID-19 decision guide.

The Bleckley County Board of Education voted to update the COVID-19 decision guide to closer align with new CDC guidance which decreases quarantine time.  Read more here.

City Hall closed due to COVID exposure.

Cochran City Hall is closed due to exposure to COVID-19. According to a Facebook post, payments should be left in the drop box at city hall, and to call 911 in case of an emergency.

Red Cross Blood Drive October 18.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive inside the main building of the county extension office, 165 East Peacock Street, October 18 from 2-7 pm.  Schedule your appointment online by going to www.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."  Streamline your donation day experience and save up to 15 minutes by going redcrossblood.org/rapidpass the day of your appointment to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions.

 

Social distancing will be utilized, feel free to wear a mask.  Don't attend if you're not feeling well or have beene exposed to somene who's tested positive for COVID in the past 28 days.

Red Cross blood drive February 15.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the main building of the Bleckley County Extension Office, 165 East Peacock Street, February 15 from 2-7 pm.  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."  Streamline your donation day experience and save up to 15 minutes by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass the day of your appointment to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions.  Social distancing will be utilized, masks welcomed.  Do not attend if not feeling well or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 30 days.

Weekly COVID-19 vaccinations to be held at Heartland EMS.

The South Central Health District will begin holding weekly COVID-19 vaccinations at Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road, starting January 18 from 9 am-noon. You must have an appointment. To schedule, click here or call (478)275-6570.

Drive Thru COVID-19 vaccination at health department January 11.

The South Central Health District will hold a Phase 1A COVID-19 Drive-Thru vaccination at the Bleckley County Health Department January 11 from 9 am to noon. Phase 1A is for persons 65 and older plus their caregivers, healthcare workers, and first responders. Please bring photo ID, proof of insurance, and vaccination consent form. Be prepared to wait 15 minutes after vaccination. Call (478)275-6570 with any questions.