Making Masks: WGTC staff member sews to support hospitals

When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly closed campuses, West Georgia Technical College Simulation Lab Specialist Renee Rawlins decided she could get to work sewing masks for local healthcare workers. Rawlins started sewing on March 22 with an initial goal of making 100 masks. Between ironing, cutting out, pinning, sewing,┬ápleating and sewing again, each mask takes about…

Tanner Offers Televisits to Screen Patients for COVID-19 Symptoms

Tanner Health System is expanding testing for COVID-19 to gain a better understanding of how widespread the virus is in the region. The health system now offers televisits with providers to make it easier for existing and new patients to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Patients can now talk to and see a Tanner Medical…