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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A Wedding During the Pandemic?

Sep 11, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the challenges of planning a wedding during a pandemic and the extra precautions couples and wedding planners are taking to keep guests safe.

What's Driving College COVID Hotspots?

Sep 4, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News take a look at what’s driving COVID-19 infections in Georgia’s college towns, where new cases are spiking despite an overall decline statewide.

Pandemic Stressors and Eating Disorders

Aug 31, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how isolation and pandemic related stressors are contributing to eating disorders in Georgia and across the U.S.

Pregnant During a Pandemic?

Aug 20, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss what it’s like to be pregnant during a pandemic.

Contact Tracers in Georgia Face Challenges

Aug 13, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the challenges Georgia’s contact tracers are facing as they work to help contain the spread of COVID-19 amid statewide case surges.

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