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    Friday, January 08, 2021
    Weekly Schedule for Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing The Bartow County Health Department is providing free COVID-19 rapid testing at Liberty Square Church (2001 Liberty Square Drive, Cartersville). The test site is drive-up, and no appointment is needed.Click here for the weekly schedule and latest updates.
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 08, 2021
    First Baby of New Year Welcomed at Cartersville Medical CenterBaby girl, born at 10:40 a.m. on January 1st, was first baby delivered at hospital in 2021 Harlow Ella-Giselle Williams, 8 lbs., 8 1/2 oz., and 20 inches long, was the first baby of the year born at Cartersville Medical Center. Proud parents Shaniya Peters and Jaelan Williams welcomed their healthy baby girl at 10:40 a.m. on January ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, December 29, 2020
    FRONTLINE CAREGIVERS OF CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINATIONCMC administers vaccines that can ultimately stop the COVID-19 virus. Yesterday, Cartersville Medical Center administered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Following national guidance, the initial supply of the vaccine is being prioritized for those at greatest risk of exposure, the frontline caregivers who treat ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 07, 2020
    Cartersville-Bartow Chamber Events & Operations Update (12/07/20) In accordance with current recommendations, please make note of the below changes to Chamber events and operations. The Chamber will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and send out future updates and changes through our email, website, and social media channels as more information becomes available.Chamber Office UpdateThe ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    The Bartow County College and Career Academy (in cooperation with Cartersville Medical Center) determined that Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence [henceforth referred to as ICARE] were the traits that we most wanted our interns to focus on as they transition from secondary education to the workforce. In fact, these traits are identical to the work ethic expectations ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, August 20, 2020
    The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) is the recipient of a new Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Fund grant for the region’s small businesses.  Micro-loan funds are available to aid in efforts to alleviate the sudden and severe economic dislocation of the region’s small businesses and to seek significant improvement in employment in the region caused by the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    We’ve missed you! Did you hear Georgia Aquarium is OPEN again? We know long family vacations may be out of the question, so why not stay close and come see us this summer? Georgia Aquarium is the perfect quick, safe get-a-way for your family and friends!  Good News! The Cartersville-Bartow Chamber's Georgia Aquarium discount website is active and available for ticket purchases – starting at just ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    CARTERSVILLE URGENT CARE LAUNCHES TELEHEALTH PROGRAM TO EXTEND HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Cartersville Urgent Care announces new telehealth program that allows patients to access licensed health care providers via virtual visits in an effort to maintain community social distancing recommendations. Cartersville, GA (March 27, 2020) –Cartersville Urgent Care has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    DHS Implements New Office Protocols in Response to COVID-19 MARCH 24, 2020 ATLANTA — In alignment with Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s call to limit in-person contact across the state, the Department of Human Services is implementing new office protocols in response to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all DHS offices will encourage customers to use self-service options and telephonic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    The state healthcare system is facing a critical need for essential items as we continue to respond to COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Economic Development has been asked to identify as many manufacturers, distributors, etc. who can assist with the possible shortage of these items.   We ask those businesses that are able to provide assistance and resources with either existing or adaptable ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now OpenAtlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    The Small Business Development Center understands that many small businesses will suffer a decline in business as a result of COVID-19.  Social distancing protocols are an important part of controlling the spread of the virus, but may also have an unintended significant negative impact on business activity.We are here to help with one-on-one counseling services and can accommodate with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Kids ages 5 to 12 need 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night Kids with enough sleep retain 50% more the next day Click here to download the informational flyer and abedtime routine chart you can use with your kids.  When you get enough sleep you can:pay attention better in schoolbe creative and think of new ideasfight sickness so you can stay healthybe in a good moodget along with friends and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, February 22, 2018
    One of the most prestigious programs of the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) is the Georgia Certified Chamber Program. The Georgia Certified Chamber Program sets standards of excellence for chambers in Georgia. It recognizes chambers that have met those standards while offering guidelines for those to improve their effectiveness. GACCE follows the U.S. Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release