The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation, leaving a large portion of the U.S. population infected and undergoing long recovery times. Hospitals in South Georgia are working double-time to try to treat and care for those who are infected. Here are patient testimonials from some of those hospitals. Chelsie Turrubiartez, 23Diagnosed: April 5Hospital: Tift Regional Medical Center/ UFHealth-Shands Chelsie Turrubiartez, who works as a nurse … Continue reading Surviving COVID-19: Real Stories From Real Patients in South Georgia
They say the family that prays together stays together. In the case of the Harden family, you can say the family that prays together and plays together stays together. However you describe this South Georgia renaissance family, you can count on faith, fitness, and education also playing a key role. Sam and Clark Harden met at Valdosta State University, where she was working toward a … Continue reading The Family That Prays and Plays Together
Our bodies sometimes fail and react in unpredictable ways to the world around us. Whether it’s hardwired into our genes or the result of pathogens and foreign invaders, illness can be difficult to deal with. Diagnosis can be terrifying when faced with potentially life-altering and life-threatening conditions. Should treatment be confined to conventional medicine, or is there something better available? What is holistic medicine? Holistic … Continue reading Is Holistic Medicine Legit?
When you look at the life of Addison Manus, all you seem to see is a life filled with success. You can walk into the halls of Winder Barrow High School in Winder, Georgia, and there on the wall of the school’s gymnasium you will see a picture of Manusin her cheerleader uniform with an inscription under her picture that says “All-American.” Head south to … Continue reading Building a Life of Success
When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, having access to a hospital that prioritizes patient safety is critical. Colquitt Regional has worked throughout the pandemic to ensure that their staff is well-equipped and prepared to meet the rising needs associated with COVID-19, through various training, education, and safety protocols put in place. Dr. Joel Lopes, Jr., one of the physicians who has been serving on … Continue reading Colquitt Regional Uses Protocols, Critical Care Team to Treat COVID-19 Patients