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Northeast Georgia Health System sees new COVID-19 peak, urges precautions to slow spread
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A patient is wheeled into the Northeast Georgia Medical Center emergency room Monday, July 20, 2020. - photo by Scott Rogers
COVID-19 patient numbers at the Northeast Georgia Health System have now passed their previous peak after declining and then plateauing through May and June. Now, the hospital is encouraging the community to take precautions while health care providers prepare for a second wave of COVID-19 patients.