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: Can J&J Vaccine Ease Reluctance?

Mar 5, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how the convenience of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine may ease people’s reluctance to get vaccinated.

The Health Report: Help Needed for Rural Communities

Feb 26, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Georgia’s rural communities and what can be done to help.

The Health Report: Andy's Vaccination Experience

Feb 22, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss Andy’s personal experience of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Will Vaccinations Allow More Nursing Home Visits?

Feb 12, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss whether Georgia will ease restrictions on who can visit nursing homes now that residents are getting vaccinated.

The Health Report: Vaccine Hesitancy in Georgia

Feb 8, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how vaccine hesitancy is affecting the rollout of the COVID vaccine in Georgia and what this means for getting the pandemic under control.

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