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I am due to deliver my first child any day now, and I'm panicking. How do I keep myself and my baby healthy with this virus going around? May. 01, 11:11 AM

March observed as National Kidney Month

March observed as National Kidney Month

March observed as National Kidney Month Mar. 17, 11:27 PM

Volunteers needed in east Coweta

Volunteers needed in east Coweta

To assist Cowetans at risk from the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, State Rep. Philip Singleton is working to assemble the East Coweta Community Response Team. Mar. 17, 3:24 PM

Second COVID-19 case confirmed

Piedmont Newnan has confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in Coweta County. Mar. 16, 4:54 PM

Legislators sign off on emergency declaration

Legislators sign off on emergency declaration

The General Assembly ratified Gov. Brian Kemp’s public health emergency declaration Monday in a one-day special session that took several hours longer than expected. Mar. 16, 5:20 PM

Newnan Utilities announces office and park closures

Newnan Utilities announces office and park closures

Newnan Utilities’ office lobbies at 70 Sewell Road and Wahoo Creek at 315 Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard will be closed effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. Mar. 16, 5:11 PM

Piedmont Newnan updates visitation policy

Piedmont Newnan updates visitation policy

Pre-entry screenings for COVID-19 symptoms are currently in place at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, in order to protect the health and safety of patients, visitors and staff. Mar. 16, 5:27 PM

Georgia, U.S. under state of emergency

Georgia, U.S. under state of emergency

Gov. Brian Kemp and President Donald Trump declared public emergencies because of COVID-19 Friday. Mar. 13, 7:19 PM

Friday update: More cases, Pence calls Georgia patient, Masters postponed

Friday update: More cases, Pence calls Georgia patient, Masters postponed

In other Georgia-related news on COVID-19, the famed Masters golf tournament, held in Augusta in April, has been postponed, joining a string of sporting events delayed or called off due to concerns over coronavirus. Mar. 13, 1:28 PM

City of Newnan now operating in emergency mode

City of Newnan now operating in emergency mode

Out of an abundance of caution and following guidance from public health organizations and the governor’s office, the city of Newnan is now operating in emergency response mode. Mar. 13, 11:34 AM

Coweta reports first case of COVID-19

COVID-19 and Coweta County

Coweta reports first case of COVID-19

"We’ve impacted so many people’s lives. You don’t realize how many people you come in contact with on a daily basis.” Mar. 16, 5:12 PM

Kemp urges seniors, chronically ill to take precautions amid coronavirus spread

Kemp urges seniors, chronically ill to take precautions amid coronavirus spread

“There is no need for people to panic,” Kemp said. “But we’re also not going to sugar-coat it.” Mar. 12, 6:50 PM

Piedmont Newnan focusing on COVID-19 screening guidelines, isolation procedures

COVID-19 Preparedness

Piedmont Newnan focusing on COVID-19 screening guidelines, isolation procedures

“We will continue to put the safety and care of our patients, communities, staff and partners at the forefront of everything we do as we address COVID-19." Mar. 12, 5:41 PM

CDC: Seniors being hit the hardest by COVID-19

CDC: Seniors being hit the hardest by COVID-19

CDC medical doctor answers common questions about COVID-19. Mar. 12, 3:43 PM

Kemp, DPH: First Death from COVID-19 in Georgia

Kemp, DPH: First Death from COVID-19 in Georgia

A 67-year-old male is the first confirmed death from the COVID-19 virus in Georgia. Mar. 12, 2:25 PM

Family member of Coweta student being evaluated for COVID-19

School officials were contacted March 11 by a parent of students at Canongate Elementary and Madras Middle schools that a family member in their household is being evaluated for COVID-19. Mar. 12, 10:56 AM

CVS waiving prescription delivery fees

CVS waiving prescription delivery fees

CVS Pharmacy is waiving charges for home delivery of prescription medications to address the coronavirus outbreak and protect patient access to medication. Mar. 12, 3:37 PM

Gov. Kemp commits $100M to combat coronavirus

Gov. Kemp commits $100M to combat coronavirus

Gov. Brian Kemp notified the General Assembly Wednesday he is adding $100 million to this year’s state budget to deal with the impacts of coronavirus on Georgia. Mar. 12, 4:20 PM

Coronavirus update: New cases, Cobb Co. impact, patient tells of ordeal

Coronavirus update: New cases, Cobb Co. impact, patient tells of ordeal

State officials late Tuesday night announced five more presumed cases of the new coronavirus. including the first one in South Georgia. Mar. 11, 3:59 PM

A whirlwind day of coronavirus developments in Georgia

A whirlwind day of coronavirus developments in Georgia

“We’re definitely going to see more cases in Georgia,’’ Kemp told reporters Monday at a news conference. Based on state preparations, he said, “We are ready.’’ Mar. 11, 2:08 PM

Georgia teacher contracts coronavirus, Atlanta area schools to close

Georgia teacher contracts coronavirus, Atlanta area schools to close

The schools where the teacher worked include Bear Creek Middle School in Fairburn and Woodland Middle School in East Point, Looney said. Both cancelled classes early on Monday. Mar. 10, 10:50 AM

Two in Fulton County test positive for coronavirus

Two in Fulton County test positive for coronavirus

Two in Fulton County test positive for coronavirus Mar. 09, 4:34 PM

Education important to combat vaping epidemic, according to expert

Education important to combat vaping epidemic, according to expert

Education important to combat vaping epidemic, according to expert Mar. 04, 4:46 PM

StimRouter option to combat pain

StimRouter option to combat pain

A Senoia senior has been able to combat pain from a foot injury without the use of opioids. Feb. 26, 8:30 AM

Two men recognized for roles with dialysis patients

Two men recognized for roles with dialysis patients

Two men have been awarded for their support and courage in regards to kidney dialysis patients in Coweta and Fayette Counties. Feb. 19, 1:55 PM







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