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EMC prepared for coronavirus

Posted by | March 19, 2020 9:57 am

 

by HALEI LAMB

Damien Scott, CEO of Emanuel Medical Center, is adamant he doesn’t want to add fuel to community’s panic and concern about COVID-19, but he wants to be transparent in that the local hospital is ready to act. There are currently no cases of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as coronavirus, in Emanuel County. However, Scott says based on the intel the hospital has received, EMC suspects … Read More


How to cope through the stress

Posted by | March 18, 2020 1:45 pm

source: CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Stress and Coping

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.  How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your Read More


SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE

Posted by | March 18, 2020 1:36 pm

Emanuel County School System has been closely monitoring the advice and updates regarding the status of COVID-19 and has determined school closures will extend past Governor Kemp’s mandate of Tuesday, March 31 to Friday, April 3, 2020. Spring break planned for April 6-10, 2020, will remain as scheduled. School system administration will continue to evaluate conditions prior to the end of spring break with an expected return date for students … Read More


Symptoms and ways to prevent the spread

Posted by | March 18, 2020 1:30 pm

source: CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Watch for symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.

How to Protect Yourself

Know How it Spreads

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EGSC’s First Friday at the Morgan House postponed for Spring semester

Posted by | March 18, 2020 1:25 pm

East Georgia State College’s First Friday at The Morgan House event has been postponed for the remainder of the Spring semester.
First Friday is a celebration of campus and community that brings together students, faculty and staff with the community we serve for fun, food, music and art.

During this time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Community Health (DPH) recommend that crowds … Read More


Insight on COVID-19

Posted by | March 18, 2020 1:20 pm

source: CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

How COVID-19  Spreads

Person-to-person spread

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

Can someone spread Read More



Two new police officers sworn in at EGSC

Posted by | March 17, 2020 1:58 pm

On Tuesday, March 17, two new officers were sworn in at the East Georgia State College Police Department. Frank Scruggs and John Dailey both completed training at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on Sunday, March 16. They graduated from the academy in Garden City that night.

Frank Scruggs was the first officer to be sworn in by Chief Mack Seckinger. Scruggs is from Adrian, Georgia. He is married to … Read More


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