WUGA Health Desk

Friday afternoon at 5:44 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 5:35 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller

The WUGA Health Desk presents a weekly program, Georgia Health Report, focused on health news and issues facing Georgians. The program features news and commentary from Andy Miller of Georgia Health News and is hosted by UGA College of Public Health health writer Lauren Baggett. 

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The Health Report: COVID in kids drives surge

5 hours ago

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the new infections among school-age kids that’s driving Georgia’s latest COVID surge.

The Health Report: Vaccination mandates

Sep 17, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the new federal mandate that all employees working in health care facilities must be vaccinated against COVID-19. How will Georgia hospitals be affected?

The Health Report: Sporting Events and Covid Surge

Sep 10, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News break down the risk of attending big sports events this Fall, as COVID cases continue to surge.

The Health Report: Hospital Staff Burnout

Sep 3, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the emotional and physical strain on Georgia’s hospital staff caring for a record number of new COVID patients, most of whom are unvaccinated.

Georgia Health News: Expanded Health Reporting

Aug 27, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a new partnership between Georgia Health News and the health reporting juggernaut Kaiser Health News to expand health care reporting in Georgia and the southern region.

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