The event had a different look this year, but the 2020 Paint Gwinnett 5K still received stellar support from locals who donated and participated to raise funds for Northside Hospital to use in the fight against breast cancer.
Eastside Medical Center installed a Gwinnett Reading Exchange and Art Transformations — or G.R.E.A.T. — Little Minds book exchange at its main camps us in Snellville last week in honor of American Education Week.
The 2020 Paint Gwinnett Pink 5K event, held virtually Oct. 25, raised more than $500,000 to be used for breast cancer programs at Northside Hospital Gwinnett and Northside Hospital Duluth, hospital officials said.
Companies are racing to create a COVID-19 vaccine. Stacker has used data from the CDC, FDA, and other health sources to show how these vaccines are being made and approved.
The holiday season has arrived, and the most wonderful time of the year is quickly becoming a concerning time of year for many of us. COVID-19 is still present in our community, and we have to remain vigilant to keep the virus at bay. By following the recommended guidance, we can still safel…
If you count positive COVID-19 results from antigen tests along with those from PCR screenings — something that most states do — Saturday’s increase of COVID infections in Georgia topped 6,300 – a new single-day record.
Georgia reported more than 4,500 new COVID-19 infections Tuesday, roughly matching the large increase reported a week ago that was the highest in months.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on the U.S. and around the world, with a global death toll at 1.32 million. It has shut down countries and economies. Stacker constructed a timeline of the pandemic's milestones to explain how we got to this point.
Results of final-phase testing for a COVID-19 vaccine partly taking place in Atlanta show nearly 95% effectiveness at preventing the virus, marking a huge breakthrough in the push to end the global pandemic, Emory University researchers announced Monday.
Stacker looks at which states offer the best health care to their residents. The assessment comes as health care is more important than ever as thousands battle COVID-19.
ATLANTA — Two more probate court judges in Georgia have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state’s total infected to 17. And in Cobb County, four clerks in the Probate Court have contracted the disease, with a fifth awaiting test results.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's senior advisor for science and integrity will join health care leaders from Gwinnett this week to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic during an online health summit.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday he is extending coronavirus-driven social distancing and sanitization restrictions for businesses, gatherings and long-term elderly care facilities in Georgia. Kemp has signed an executive order, effective at midnight Nov. 16 and running through the end of the month, leaving the current set of restrictions in place. “As COVID-19 […]
A top public-health expert in Atlanta is calling for Georgians to double down on social distancing and cities to impose mask mandates amid a surge in COVID-19 infections ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
The flu is a complicated, seasonal disease, which invites questions each year about why and how Americans should protect themselves against it. FindCare talked to a variety of medical professionals to answer 20 such questions.
Gwinnett residents, particularly those people living in northern Gwinnett, have a new option for critical stroke intervention care.
Amy Li didn't plan to get a flu shot Saturday. But when the opportunity presented itself, the Lawrenceville resident took advantage — and for free, to boot.
Saturday’s Gwinnett County Community Health Fair will give participants the chance for free flu shots in addition other free health screenings.
Nearly eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia officials and public-health experts are eying the upcoming winter season with caution amid a recent uptick in positive coronavirus cases and the dual impacts of the flu.
Tara Graham recently emerged from the side entrance of the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse ready to face one of two major public health threats looming this fall.
WASHINGTON -- Federal officials, as expected, have approved Georgia’s waiver request to revamp the state’s health insurance market for people who don’t get job-based or government coverage.
Hannah Henry, Vice President of Operations for Emory Johns Creek Hospital was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s “Top 25 Emerging Leaders” list.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center officials have a key message for families looking to enjoy Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic: be mindful of public health guidelines.
Elena Mway, of Lilburn, is among the more than 450 travel nurses who are working with Premier Healthcare Professionals, a healthcare staffing firm based in Cumming, to fight against COVID-19.
ATLANTA — Health-care transparency legislation aimed at filling a gap in Georgia’s new surprise billing law will take effect this Sunday, in time for the annual insurance enrollment period.
ATLANTA — A former health-care executive in Gwinnett County has been sentenced to one year and a day in federal prison for delaying the shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic.
Two-week new COVID-19 case numbers and rates in Gwinnett County have risen in the last week, according to new numbers from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
DAWSON — A USA Today analysis shows that of the 10 counties in the nation with the highest death rates from COVID-19, five are in Georgia.
An explosive “60 Minutes’’ report Sunday detailed a public health nightmare that played out at the Atlanta airport – and included an error-filled response by the CDC.
Cape Day is an annual tradition held in October that encourages the community to honor and celebrate the superhero patients battling illnesses and injuries at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.The ideas is to wear a cape in honor of those patients.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a “Georgia-centric” health-care reform plan Thursday based on newly won federal approval of two waivers to expand health-insurance coverage outside the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
In 2014, Mill Creek High School student-athlete Gino Vizzi was diagnosed with a form of cancer that rarely occurs in children and young adults. While spending time in the hospital, he took notice of a fellow patient, a young girl, who was also receiving treatment.
Health department officials said they erroneously said the flu shots would be offered for free when they announced the offering last week. Late, Monday, they said they said there is in fact a cost for the shots.
Gwinnett County has launched a new public health education campaign called Listen to Gwinnett Moms to highlight the importance of steps that health officials say can limit the spread of COVID-19.
Thanks to a $200 million donation, the new hospital being built by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will be named the Arthur M. Blank Hospital.
Gwinnett County health officials are teaming up with Navigate Recovery Gwinnett to offer a drug used to reverse the effects of opioid overdoses to the community for free.
Gwinnett health officials have announced new details about plans to offer flu shots at early voting sites around the county as well as at an upcoming vaccine clinic.
Gwinnett continues to see its new COVID-19 case numbers dwindle as the county appears to continue a recovery from the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.
The Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is hosting a series of flu shot drive-thru events, including one in Buford on Saturday.
From car accidents to gunshot wounds to bicycle crashes, some major Georgia hospitals are reporting an increase in trauma cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
ATLANTA — Georgia will draw down an additional $113 million in federal coronavirus relief to help nursing homes and other long-term care facilities cope with the pandemic, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
The Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale Health District had expected to see a big surge in COVID-19 cases in Gwinnett County in the wake of Labor Day.
Emory Johns Creek Hospital is now home to a unique PET/CT scanner. The hospital is the first facility in Georgia to offer patients access to mobile, advanced digital positron emission tomography (PET) molecular imaging technology.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services has a new executive director.