Special to SEGAZINE
A 16-year old teen died on a Seattle-to-Atlanta flight this weekend; it was his first flight and it’s possible he had birth defects that impacted him.
Two Gainesville men embark on symbolic 3,000 mile indoor cycling “trip” to raise awareness for organ donation
Kelly Parham, 54, of Gainesville and Peter Kite, 45, of Dawsonville are taking the symbolic nine-day bike ride to raise money for Team Green, a nonprofit organization founded by Kite in 2005 and the Georgia Transplant Foundation; Parham donated a kidney to Kite eight months ago.
Source: Gainesville Times/weekend
Newnan Behavioral Hospital’s Certificate of Need challenged
“We have submitted our Certificate of Need (application) and are now in the long process,” said Stacie York, VP of U.S. Healthvest. “We had our opposition hearing Tuesday, and we knew we would have seven opposers, but Tanner (Health System) came out with the gloves off. They were the most aggressive. What they’ve done is attack our assessment of the need for the services. They’re saying that there is not a need and the current providers can meet that need.”
Source: Newnan Times-Herald/Sunday
Southwest Georgia public health officials urge flu shots for populace
Source: Albany Herald