In tough medical times, travel nurses in high demand
As a travel nurse, Denise Robinson of Atlanta takes assignments on a temporary basis in hospitals in Georgia and elsewhere. This year she traveled to New York to work at a hospital during the height of the city’s COVID-19 crisis. The workplace hazards she faced – the risk of infection... Read more
Detainees, advocates voice concerns about COVID spread in centers
As COVID-19 cases rise in the state, advocates and detainees in Georgia continue to raise concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in immigration detention centers. Since May, three immigrant detainees have died in Georgia after testing positive for COVID-19. A detainee, who refers to herself as Pilar, says enough isn’t being done at the... Read more
COVID continues to hit probate courts hard in Georgia
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. Cobb’s probate judge, Kelli Wolk, said the clerks are among... Read more
State’s rapid test results add to alarming rise in COVID cases here
New COVID-19 cases in Georgia jumped by more than 4,500 on Tuesday, the highest daily increase reported in months. Most of the new cases came from rapid antigen tests. About 1,000 of those positives, though, were part of a “data dump’’ of cases from October, state officials said. How... Read more
Justices’ remarks signal ACA may survive latest legal challenge
It’s perilous to predict a court or jury decision based on the arguments presented. But supporters of the Affordable Care Act will be heartened by the comments of two Supreme Court justices Tuesday during oral arguments on the bid by several states to overturn the 2010 law. Georgia is... Read more

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