FEMA director urges hurricane prep in Savannah
“I think Georgia is a ticking time bomb,” the FEMA administrator said. “I think you’ve got a complacent citizenry. I don’t think they realize the Georgia coast got hit 14 times from 1850-1900.” Read the full article: Savannah Morning News Read more
Trauma Day at PCOM in Suwanee
PCOM hosted Trauma Day, which tasked nurses from Georgia Gwinnett College, emergency medical technicians from Gwinnett Technical College and future doctors from PCOM to work together through 24 different scenarios, from getting the patient off the ambulance all the way to the operating room. Read the full article: Gwinnett... Read more
Augusta Commission will be asked to ban smoking
A local coalition will once again try to convince the Augusta Commission to ban smoking in bars and other public workplaces. But this time might be different because Savannah has done well both health-wise and financially since its tougher ordinance in 2010. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle Read more
New program for Savannah domestic violence victims
Veteran prosecutor Jenny Parker is preparing to take over a newly funded position designed to assist domestic violence victims more immediately after the acts occur. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News  Read more
Many pursue alternative treatments to avoid opioids
Since the added publicity of the opioid epidemic in the United States, Dr. Tennent Slack from the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group said he has seen more clients asking to stay away from opioids. Slack specializes in spinal care and pain medicine. Read the full article: Gainesville Times  Read more

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