Richmond Co. school closing due to COVID
For the second time this semester, Garrett Elementary School will be closed due to an increase in “coronavirus activity at the school.” As of Dec. 4, there were four students in quarantine from Garrett Elementary School. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle Read more
Georgia schools, food banks push to feed kids during pandemic
Food banks in Georgia have seen demand soar since the start of the pandemic in March, when the virus shuttered schools and work shutdowns drove people to joblessness. Among the state’s most vulnerable to going hungry are children from poor families who rely on free meals from school for... Read more
Georgia Cancer Center offers skin tests through mobile device
A new Georgia Cancer Center program uses a mobile device to connect rural patients with skin cancer screenings. Dr. Loretta Davis takes the device attached to her iPhone and presses it against a sunspot on the wrist of Dr. Jorge Cortes, the director of the Georgia Cancer Center at... Read more
Election stress is widespread and expected to continue, experts say
Finding other things to focus on and trusting in the system can help those who are stressed out by this election get through it when answers may not come quickly, experts said. With millions already voting last week across Georgia and across the country in an election a majority find... Read more
Four Richmond County schools close due to exposures
Four Richmond County public schools will temporarily close due to over 40 employees being quarantined because of coronavirus exposures. Spokeswoman Lynthia Ross said C.T. Walker Magnet School, Sue Reynolds Elementary School, W.S. Hornsby Middle School, and Jenkins-White Elementary School will transition all of its students to a distance-learning model effective... Read more

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