COVID-19 Community Briefings
Across Wellstar Health System, our clinical leaders are sharing critical information about the COVID-19 pandemic to keep communities in Georgia safe.
Keeping Our Community Healthy Amid COVID-19
With the state of the COVID-19 pandemic constantly evolving due to the emergence of new variants, Wellstar remains committed to providing our communities with the latest data and resources to help them make informed decisions about their health and safety.
Each month, Wellstar experts address our community on the most up-to-date details regarding the current state of the virus in our region, the number of COVID-19 cases, testing availability and accessibility as well as the latest vaccine information.
State of COVID-19 Community Briefing from December 3rd, 2021
Featuring the latest information from:
- Danny Branstetter, MD, Wellstar Medical Director for Infection Prevention
- Avril Beckford, MD, Wellstar Chief Pediatric Officer
- Andrew Doyle, MD, Wellstar Medical Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics
- Paula Greaves, MD, Wellstar Chief of Women’s Health
- Jeffrey Hines, MD, Wellstar Medical Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity
Pediatric COVID-19 Testing
As new variants of the virus emerge and spread, parents may be worried about their child’s health and possible COVID-19 exposure. Before you take your child for a COVID-19 test, it’s important to know the proper location for their medical circumstance.Learn more
Facts About the Delta Variant
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is more contagious and spreading quickly in the U.S. Keep yourself and others protected by getting the COVID-19 vaccine and following the 3Ws — wear a mask, wash your hands and watch your distance.Learn more
Get Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccine
As all Georgians become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Wellstar encourages our patients to “Stick it to COVID” and get the shot to help boost immunity in your community.Learn more
Cancer Care During COVID-19
We know this is a very difficult time, and we want to reassure you that we are more committed than ever to meeting the needs of our oncology patients. Our dedicated teams continue to monitor the current situation, and we are taking every possible precaution to ensure the health and safety of the people we care for each day.Learn more
Emergency Care During COVID-19
Medical emergencies such as heart attacks, strokes or serious behavioral health issues don’t stop during a pandemic. While we are on the frontline fighting COVID-19, our expert medical team is still equipped to safely treat patients with other life-threatening conditions.Learn more