There’s lead in that?!

There’s lead in that?!

Feature September 13, 2017 0

PART  FIVE OF SPECIAL REPORT By Brenda Goodman, Elizabeth Fite and Andy Miller Brenda Goodman is a senior news writer for WebMD. Elizabeth Fite is a health care journalist based in Chattanooga, and Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News. This investigation was supported by a... Read more
Medical evacuees await return; Georgians urged to be cautious in wake of storm damage
The more than 250 people in Georgia who became medical evacuees because of Hurricane Irma are expected to stay in place until Wednesday at the earliest. “We’re not looking to move any evacuees back until it’s safe,’’ said Adrianne Feinberg, director of emergency preparedness for the Georgia Hospital Association.... Read more
Power outages spread across South Georgia as Irma rolls in
By early Monday morning, many counties in South Georgia were reporting damage and power outages from Irma, now a tropical storm but still carrying high winds and heavy rains.   The northern bands of Tropical Storm Irma knocked out power to more than 400,000 Georgia Power and EMC customers in coastal and South... Read more
Gov. Deal expands state of emergency to all 159 counties in Georgia
Ahead of heavy rains, strong winds and potential flooding from Hurricane Irma, Gov. Nathan Deal on Sunday expanded the emergency declaration related to the storm to include an additional 65 counties. The state of emergency now includes all 159 counties in Georgia. State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees... Read more
Ga. coastal hospitals, nursing homes sending patients inland as Irma threatens
Hospitals and nursing homes in coastal Georgia began to evacuate some patients Thursday, ahead of potential devastation from Hurricane Irma. While some patients are being evacuated, others will be “sheltered in place,’’ said Adrianne Feinberg, director of emergency preparedness for the Georgia Hospital Association. Feinberg told GHN that Friday would be a... Read more

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