National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday
Local law enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Drug Free Coweta are partnering again for the DEA National Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read the full article: Newnan Times-Herald  Read more
Support group hears expert on Parkinson’s medication
Kelly Papesh, a nurse practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic, visited the Newnan Parkinson’s Support Group to talk about medication for the disease and “on” and “off” states. An off-state is the period when the effects of the medication gradually diminish or stop working. An on-state is when the effects of... Read more
Piedmont, Aetna secure new contract
Thursday, Piedmont Healthcare announced it finalized a new contract with Aetna, which would ensure patients continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities and physicians. Read the full article: Newnan Times-Herald  Read more
EPA to hold hearing on Georgia coal ash program
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing on whether to allow the state to oversee the handling of coal ash from power plants. Read the full article: Newnan Times-Herald  Read more
Overdose medication proposed for Coweta schools
One of the policy changes discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Coweta County Board of Education was adding Naloxone, a medication that treats opioid overdose, to the list of medicines school nurses can administer without a prescription. Read the full article: Newnan Times-Herald  Read more

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