Gainesville woman balancing family life, caring for parents with COVID
Already caring for her two young children at home, Dezeree Cook of Gainesville is now looking after her parents, who are both battling COVID-19.  “This is definitely one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to personally deal with,” the 31-year-old woman said in an interview Thursday. Cook’s father, 63-year-old Rebel Habgood, is... Read more
Gainesville hospital finds remdesivir useful, but future supply uncertain
Northeast Georgia Medical Center doctors have been using the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients since May, but the state may not be able to supply additional doses once supplies run out. Read the full article: Gainesville Times Read more
How Gainesville law enforcement responds to mental health crises
When law enforcement is called to a situation, it often can be tense. When that situation involves someone with trauma in his or her background or with mental illness, it can be especially difficult for all involved. “It’s not always a diagnosable mental illness that causes problems, but it can... Read more
Kemp says Hall County cases are flattening
Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday that Hall County is now seeing a flattening of COVID-19 cases after the area was flagged as a hot spot. Read the full article: Gainesville Times  Read more
Gainesville hospital’s staffing limit pushed back with mobile unit coming
With plans to take on a mobile medical unit and more health care workers, Northeast Georgia Health System said its model now predicts it will reach its staffing capacity May 22. Read the full article: Gainesville Times Read more

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