Surviving COVID-19: Real Stories From Real Patients in South Georgia

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

Colquitt Regional Uses Protocols, Critical Care Team to Treat COVID-19 Patients

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

Thomasville Gym Reopens Amidst Loosening Coronavirus Restrictions

Giving families the opportunity to improve their health and fitness has always been an important part of Hal Jackson’s life. As the owner of Factor X Fitness in Thomasville, Georgia, Jackson knows that goal is more important now than ever with the COVID-19 pandemic causing so much uncertainty in people’s lives. Of course, there’s been a good bit of uncertainty with Jackson’s Factor X being … Continue reading Thomasville Gym Reopens Amidst Loosening Coronavirus Restrictions

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced that the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, was officially characterized as a pandemic. The United States, as well as many countries around the world, continued to see a rise in the rate of infections, resulting in President Donald Trump issuing a national emergency. Formally declaring an emergency opens doors to help curb the current crisis. Specifically, Trump declared … Continue reading Not All Heroes Wear Capes