Gloria Beasley

Tifton Nurse Facing COVID-19 on the Front Lines

Gloria Beasley has seen a lot during her 26 years of nursing. The Tifton resident currently works as an ICU nurse at the hospital in Tifton, formerly known only as Tift Regional Hospital. It recently underwent a name change, and it, along with Cook Medical Center, are now known as Southwell. As an ICU nurse, Beasley is accustomed to receiving and caring for patients once … Continue reading Tifton Nurse Facing COVID-19 on the Front Lines

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

Finding Alternatives to the Gym: YouTube Fitness

With the COVID-19 pandemic throwing a wrench in the U.S. economy, businesses like gyms are taking a brutal hit. Luckily, there are other options out there for those who want to stay on track with their fitness journeys. Social media has made it simple and easy to access fitness content. One of those is YouTube, which has a plethora of fitness channels that viewers can … Continue reading Finding Alternatives to the Gym: YouTube Fitness