By Andy Miller and Judi Kanne
Shannon Whitten has worked as a rural nurse practitioner for 20 years in Sandersville, in eastern Georgia.
She’s an advanced practice registered nurse, also known as an APRN. Some of her colleagues at the same level have been recruited by New York to help out during the city’s COVID-19 crisis, Whitten says.
She notes that APRNs can work in the Big Apple without supervision by a doctor. But they cannot do so here.
“Georgia’s APRN practice laws remain some of the nation’s most restrictive,’’ Whitten says. “Georgia law mandates ...
President Trump said Wednesday that he disagrees with Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision on reopening certain businesses.
Kemp’s bold move on reopening – arguably the most aggressive timeline of any state — has put Georgia squarely in a national spotlight on COVID-19.
The governor is allowing the reopening Friday of businesses that include gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologists, hair designers, and nail care artists.
Restaurant dining rooms and movie theaters can open next Monday under the Kemp plan, but bars, nightclubs and entertainment operations will remain closed for the time being. ...
No Georgia city has seen more devastation from COVID-19 than Albany, which has among the highest per-capita death rates from the virus in the United States.
Albany Mayor Bo Dorough joined several other Georgia mayors, mostly fellow Democrats, in criticizing Gov. Brian Kemp’s plan to let some businesses reopen starting later this week. The plan was announced Monday.
Dorough told CNN that he aims to ask Kemp, a Republican, to grant an exception to the city, the rest of Dougherty County and all of southwest Georgia, the region hardest hit by COVID-19.
“We’re simply not ...
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday that certain businesses in Georgia will be able to reopen this Friday despite the ongoing COVID-19 threat.
The announcement puts the state in a national spotlight, signaling an unusually bold approach to resuming normal operations.
The businesses being allowed to reopen include gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologists, hair designers, and nail care artists.
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