On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bottoms announced a partnership with The Carter Center for their Inform Women, Transform Lives campaign to increase awareness of women’s right to information and connect women to available city services and programs. “Atlanta’s efforts will focus on increasing access to information among women of color, whose health and economic vulnerabilities have increased due to COVID 19,” Bottoms said. Connecting women to economic mobility resources, housing assistance, food access programs, intimate partner violence support and mental health services will be the main focuses of Atlanta’s partnership. For more information, visit atlstrong.org and cartercenter.org/info4women.
Sameday Health is opening a second COVID-19 testing site in Atlanta at 516 Ponce de Leon Ave., across from Ponce City Market. The site will offer results in 12 hours on a nasal swab test and 12 minutes for rapid antigen testing. The site will also offer travel certification for domestic travelers. Sameday Health also operates a testing location on Roswell Road in Buckhead.