2 found dead in home when Roswell police respond to medical call 💥😭😭💥

Officers originally got a report of an unresponsive adult at a home but found two people dead at the scene, Roswell police spokesman Officer Tim Lupo confirmed to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The home is located in the 1000 block of Barrington Landing Court, a residential street just off Old Alabama Road.

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PLEASE AVOID BROWNVILLE RD, BETWEEN HWY 278 AND HIRAM LITHIA SPRINGS RD. THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FOR AN EXTENDED TIME. nnOUR OFFICERS ARE WORKING AN ACTIVE SCENE, WE WILL UPDATE AS WE CAN.

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UPDATE: 11:55 Am nThe Wellstar Health Park is still open to patients, Please enter in through the Urgent care access....

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A two-day vaccination event in June at tortilla producer Olé Mexican Foods in Norcross netted 250 new vaccinations, organizers reported."},{"_id":"AON57WK4O5CNFOPJKIP6C23E4A","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626456076853},"type":"text","content":"The goal, advocates say, is to make both vaccinations and culturally competent information about vaccines available in the places that immigrants already frequent. That’s a strategy that, according to health experts, should define this current, toughest phase of the state’s flagging vaccination campaign."},{"_id":"FDWABL4ICNAABJF3QLOH3VC6H4","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"_id":"37UVQ3BAG5A2BK2GBD5OF2TQJQ"},"type":"interstitial_link","content":"COVID-19 surge looms in Georgia","url":"https://www.ajc.com/news/coronavirus/covid-19-surge-looms-in-georgia/EVY2UJI3SVHXXKDEOGUC74HDDM/"},{"_id":"WOTFOZVLZZF4RPH3ZUBX2MMAMM","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626456076854},"type":"text","content":"“We need to make it so easy to get the shots that people have no excuse for being unvaccinated,” said Dr. Laila Eugenia Woc-Colburn, an infectious disease specialist at Emory University Hospital, and an immigrant from Guatemala. “The more we remove the accessibility barrier, the more vaccines we will be able to give out.”"},{"_id":"ZRLOGBE23ZAYPCJZAWZZDFOAK4","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626456076855},"type":"text","content":"Genesis Castro helps coordinate the Latino Community Fund’s COVID-19 response. 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It’s a trend that holds up across different places of origin, from Central and South Americans to Europeans and Asians, who make up about 4% of Georgia’s population, but over 6.5 percent of the state’s vaccine recipients (”There isn’t too big of a push to get Asian Americans vaccinated because most of them have already done it,” said Xavier Kim, managing director of the Asian American Resource Center). 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Campaigns targeting people from Latin America should also refrain from using words like “Latinx” — which Spanish-speakers do not use — and opt instead for language like “evento de vacunación para la comunidad,” or “vaccination event for the community.”"},{"_id":"QO26MRZW2ZHEBLVEHMJ6Q3LVEE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626456076865},"type":"text","content":"“If you are trying to target immigrants, you need to speak to them in a way that makes sense for them,” Castro said."},{"_id":"BB4WTEAGE5HHPNIQZN4DXDZUZE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626456076866},"type":"text","content":"Both CORE and the Latino Community Fund say it’s necessary to repeatedly stress that vaccines are free, and that proof of insurance isn’t required. 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In cooperation with CORE and the DeKalb County Board of Health, the IRC has helped give out over 7,000 doses since then. At the helm of the IRC’s COVID response is Dr. Omar Aziz, from Iraq, who leads a team of 20 associates, all from immigrant backgrounds."},{"_id":"CBM4E4RXIJD43IA4PU2X4OJLG4","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626779077967},"type":"text","content":"Those running the IRC’s vaccine operation “represent the community they are serving,” IRC spokesperson Fiona Freeman wrote in an email. “Sometimes, our team members would leave their apartment and walk to work at our mobile site in the same apartment complex.”"},{"_id":"LAF2LVCFGZDSDMNR4XQE3VJGDI","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"_id":"GDOBJNJCZRFKDEAT5OPQMDONHA"},"type":"interstitial_link","content":"COVID-19 vaccine in metro Atlanta: Everything you need to know","url":"https://www.ajc.com/news/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-in-metro-atlanta-everything-you-need-to-know/MK3PERSZORAGFHERWL27DREJVE/"},{"_id":"5T4NGODW5ZB7TONCFQ4JUMGIQI","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626779077946},"type":"text","content":"Consistency is the cornerstone of the Mexican Consulate’s vaccination clinic, which operates every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday out of its “ventanilla de salud,” or “health counter.”"},{"_id":"RBSZVPFB4RETTLGRJHW2AR7PHU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626779077947},"type":"text","content":"Since March, nearly 5,000 people had been vaccinated at the consulate, according to Dianne Roman, the ventanilla’s coordinator."},{"_id":"3LXFOFU7VZGZJFNX2VLAFZXXXU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1626779077948},"type":"text","content":"“Here at the consulate, we take advantage of the fact that there are many people coming here to get their passports, their documents,” said Roman. “I also go up to people and sit down with them one-on-one. ‘Tell me, what are your questions about the vaccine? 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