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Ever thought it would be fun to communicate around the globe using radio waves? Would it be helpful to have an emergency communications capability when the power and phones go down?
Well, you are in luck, the North Georgia Tri-State Amateur Radio Club based in Union County has all the tools, study guides and encouragement you need to get started at www.w4ngt.com. The good news is you can take the test right here in Blairsville once your ready.
Log onto www.w4ngt.com to start your new and exciting hobby today.
COVID-19 | Donate Blood Plasma and Help Save Lives |
If you have recovered from COVID-19, confirmed by a positive test, you're in a special position to help us fight the virus.
Your plasma has antibodies that may help others fight COVID. Please donate plasma now. You can literally help save lives. There are locations across the country that have safe ways for you to donate.
Find a site to donate your plasma at coronavirus.gov.
Confidential help for Veterans and families
If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
They are there anytime, day or night – 24/7
Call TTY if you have hearing loss 800-799-4889
The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, signed into law in 2020, authorized 988 as the new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. All telephone service providers in the U.S. must activate the number no later than July 2022; however, many providers will choose to implement the service sooner.
Once a Veteran's telephone service provider makes 988 available, Veterans can use this new option by dialing 988 and pressing 1 to contact the Veterans Crisis Line.
If you think or know you had COVID-19, you can be around others
• After 10 days since symptoms first appeared, and
• After 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and
• After other symptoms have improved.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and you had no symptoms, you can be around others:
• 10 days after you got tested for COVID-19.
To learn more, visit coronavirus.gov.