About COVID-19

About American Kinetics LLC

American Kinetics LLC

DeKalb Moving Forward is a website created by American Kinetics LLC to provide information and resources to the people of DeKalb County, Georgia, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The website includes information on DeKalb County Board of Health testing, vaccination, and other public health resource opportunities, as well as economic relief programs and mental health support. American Kinetics LLC's DeKalb Moving Forward is committed to keeping the people of DeKalb County informed during this challenging COVID-19 and Flu season.

About COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) People may experience sudden fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, and other symptoms. Use viral tests like PCR or rapid at-home tests to determine if you are sick with COVID-19. Learn when and how to get tested. Antiviral medications are available to treat mild to moderate COVID-19.

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

  • Clean your hands with a hand sanitizer

  • Cover coughs and sneezes

  • Stay home if you’re sick

  • Wear a facemask if sick

  • Cover your mouth and nose

  • Throw used tissues in trash

  • Ensure solution has at least 70% alcohol


Stay at Home

The most important thing you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 is to stay home as much as possible. Only go out for essential activities, such as grocery shopping, getting medical care, or going to work if you cannot work from home. When you are out, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Stay home if you are sick, even if your symptoms are mild.


Protect yourself

Get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Wear a mask in public indoor settings, even if you are vaccinated. Practice social distancing (staying at least 6 feet away from others). Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching your face.


Be Supportive

Check in on friends and family who are at high risk of getting sick from COVID-19. Offer to help them with errands or chores. Be patient and understanding if they need to cancel plans or social events. Spread accurate information about COVID-19 and encourage others to get vaccinated and boosted.