Merging their faith with their passion for medicine and education, Gwinnett County philanthropists Clyde and Sandra Strickland recently established an endowed doctoral scholarship fund at PCOM Georgia.
The Gwinnett County Fairgrounds was buzzing once again on Saturday as attendees of the seventh annual Generations Expo: 50+ Boomers and Seniors live event went booth by booth collecting topical information.
The Gwinnett Daily Post will present its seventh annual Generations Expo: 50+ Boomers & Seniors live event Saturday at the Expo Hall at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds.
The parents of a Gwinnett County teen who died four years ago from fentanyl poisoning are looking to help other families prevent the same thing from happening to them with a special event coming up this month.
Gwinnett County will get about $181.85 million in coronavirus recovery funds from the federal government, the U.S. Treasure Department announced on Monday.
While the event — which is regularly heralded as the world's largest Relay For Life event — traditionally has a carnival-like atmosphere, this year's event was more subdued and done as a two-hour "drive-in relay."
Piedmont Healthcare is adding four HCA hospitals to its network, including Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, in a deal valued at close to $1 billion.
Health leaders and elected officials will gathering virtually next week to talk with Gwinnett residents about COVID-19 vaccinations, supporting and preparing kids to return to school and how to meet the physical and mental needs of children during the pandemic.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp released a new executive order Friday, rolling back restrictions on bars, restaurants, live performances, conventions, sporting events in addition to other restrictions put into place about a year ago at the start of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Prescription-drug price negotiators are taking stock of new state laws that aim to clamp down on predatorial pharmaceutical practices that some companies worry could hamper efforts to lower medication costs in Georgia.
ATLANTA - The Georgians most likely to benefit from Medicaid expansion are the same low-income workers who have done the most to prop up the state’s economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Half of Americans take no prescription drugs. At the other end of the spectrum are people like Karen Milligan. She needs several drugs and pays a lot for them.
ATLANTA — More than 40,000 Georgians have signed up for health coverage on the state exchange since a special enrollment period began in February.
Georgia has paused distribution of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as part of a nationwide halt after reports of blot clots in six people in the U.S. who had received the shot.
The Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale Health Departments received a big donation of supplies to keep volunteers and workers safe at mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Gwinnett and Rockdale counties this past week.
Georgia health officials said they are pausing using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at one Cumming vaccination site after multiple people experienced adverse reactions after being vaccinated this week.
Georgia’s Department of Public Health has issued a warning about a cluster of overdoses from counterfeit pills that contain fentanyl, a potent opioid drug.
Gov. Brian Kemp is set to roll back longstanding COVID-19 distancing restrictions in Georgia amid a mix of relief and concern from local businesses and public-health experts.
COVINGTON — More than 450 PCOM Georgia medical, pharmacy and physician assistant students are working to meet the need for COVID vaccinators in Georgia.
Buford resident Zach Brantley received a choice from his wife last month: he either got the COVID-19 vaccine or he couldn’t play rugby this year.
PCOM Georgia Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine student Kayla Thomas (DO ’21) was recently awarded a Diversity in Medicine scholarship from “The Doctor Oz Show.”
ATLANTA – Legislation that would take away the power of county boards of health to appoint local health directors and give it to the state public health commissioner cleared a Georgia House committee Tuesday. Under current law, Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey selects directors of each of the state’s 18 health districts, Sen. Dean Burke, R-Bainbridge, […]
The Georgia Department of Public Health recently awarded Emory Johns Creek Hospital Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center (ECCC) designation in recognition of its commitment to excellence in emergency cardiac care.
ATLANTA — Legislative Democrats and advocates for low-income Georgians say the state should spend its windfall from the latest federal COVID-19 relief bill on making a full economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Northeast Georgia Health System once again teamed up with the Gwinnett Daily Post to present topical health information to the community in a virtual format. The first event on Thursday featured information on women's health.
Gwinnett County residents can find out what health officials are doing to build COVID-19 immunity in the community during a virtual summit later this month.
COVID-19 liability protections for Georgia businesses and hospitals are set to be extended into the summer of 2022 after legislation cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday.
Judges and court staff in Georgia will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting Wednesday amid a large boost in dose shipments from the federal government that kicked in this week.
Gwinnett residents who have chronic health conditions won't need a doctor's note to prove they are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine if they get from the county's health department, a spokesman for the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale Health Departments has confirmed.
Are you a high school student who is interested in working in health care? PCOM Georgia has the summer camp opportunity for you.
Georgians ages 55 and older as well as those with a variety of health issues will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting Monday amid a recent boost in supplies, Gov. Brian Kemp announced this past week.
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Tuesday that through a partnership with Northside Gwinnett Hospital the district will provide 1,000 additional vaccinations this week to teachers and staff .
Thousands of UnitedHealthcare members are now facing much higher out-of-pocket costs if they go to two Gwinnett County hospitals.
Monday was the first day that all teachers in Georgia were eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine as the state expanded the pool of people who can get vaccinated.
The Gwinnett Health Fair, which was presented by Northeast Georgia Health System and Clover Health, was held Saturday at George Pierce Park in Suwanee.
Northside Hospital announced it is opening a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Lawrenceville this week to help local residents get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease.
A study is underway at Emory Johns Creek Hospital to assess the feasibility of cryoablation, or the use of extreme cold for patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers and other district employees who expressed an interest in getting the COVID-19 vaccine from the county's health department will begin receiving information about their vaccination appointments this week.
Legislation allowing visits from some family members, caregivers and legal representatives of Georgians in hospitals or nursing homes during emergencies like COVID-19 advanced in the state House of Representatives on Monday.
Teachers, school staff and certain other vulnerable groups in Georgia will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting on March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine students, faculty and staff are known for their volunteering efforts. This year, PCOM community members have contributed their time and talent to help during the COVID-19 pandemic – from raising funds, to rounding up supplies for frontline workers…
A CDC study of COVID cases in Marietta City Schools, whose results were published Monday, found that educators played a major role in recent school outbreaks there.