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: Hospital Vaccine Mandates

Jul 30, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the Georgia hospital systems that have recently mandated that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 and whether others will follow.

The Health Report: COVID in Georgia-How to go Forward?

Jul 23, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the troubling new surge of COVID-19 cases in Georgia and the debate about how to go forward.

The Health Report: Pandemic Accelerated Opiod Crisis

Jul 16, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how the pandemic created new circumstances that may have accelerated the opioid crisis in Georgia.

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a special report that looks into low vaccination rates among hospital workers and the dangers this could pose.

The Health Report: RSV Spikes as Precautions Decline

Jul 2, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a spike in cases of the respiratory illness RSV as pandemic safety precautions are on the decline.

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