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Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. Free for use photo by Lisa Ferdinando.

All Georgians now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine, Mercer Macon distribution remains unclear

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor March 26, 2021
All residents of Georgia age 16 and over are eligible starting today to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to an announcement from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. 
Members of the Mercer community are directed to call Mercer Medicine at (478) 301-4111 or the Student Health Center 24/7 hotline at (478) 301-7425 if they begin displaying symptoms.

Mercer approved for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor February 28, 2021
Mercer Medicine will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines in Macon, likely in the next few weeks.
BREAKING: Thirty-five Mercer students test positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Thirty-five Mercer students test positive for COVID-19

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor August 5, 2020
Mercer University has announced that 35 students have tested positive for COVID-19, including 29 student-athletes.
Inside the Mercer Medicine Plains primary care clinic. Photo provided by Mercer School of Medicine

Mercer Medicine launches student-staffed clinic in Jimmy Carter’s hometown

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor August 27, 2018

The Mercer School of Medicine (MSUM) opened a primary care center in Plains, Georgia, this summer to address the lack of health care services after the closure of the Plains Medical Center in March. The...

Dr. Sumner Jean,  Mercer Medical1986 grad, will serve as the school's new dean

From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer Medicine

Emma Peel, Staff Writer January 28, 2016

After graduating in 1986 from Mercer’s School of Medicine, Dr. Jean Sumner chose to stay in her home state and live out Mercer Medicine’s mission: to educate physicians to meet the primary care and...

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