One support person may still accompany a patient seeking treatment in Augusta University’s adult emergency department. However, due to social distancing requirements, the support person must wait outside until the patient is placed in an exam room.
JagNation's Jessica Wells, an administrative assistant to the dean of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, started her own cookie-baking business four years ago.
More than 15,000 Georgians die each year from drug overdose, many involving opioids. Augusta University Health is now offering a Comprehensive Addiction Management Program (CAMP) to help patients break the addiction cycle, and part of this program...
In light of the national conversation around police reform, the Augusta University Police Department has launched a transparency web page detailing its demographics, policies and training.
As a Health Information Management Systems technician, Sharon Adams works with patients at pivotal moments in their lives.
Former Augusta mayor Bob Young has organized a pop-up parade through the medical district to honor health care workers.
Dr. Gretchen Caughman provided guidance and protocols for reopening campus in the fall in a town hall addressing social distancing measures, guidelines for employees who are at risk and the use of masks on campus.
“If we’re going to have a campus in which these incidents are less likely to happen, we have to make sure we heal our community relationships so there’s less fertile ground for those incidents to grow.”
Provost Gretchen Caughman will hold a virtual town hall for faculty on June 26.
Artemas Jones helps faculty, students and staff learn and use instructional technology.
Patricia Connell is the communication services switchboard manager and has worked at Augusta University for more than 40 years.
Carolyn Cannon has been an employee of Augusta University for 25 years. This year, she and her son, Chris, are graduating together. She is fulfilling her dream of completing a Bachelor of Arts in History. He is completing a Master of Public...
One of the most heartbreaking aspects of COVID-19 for patients being treated for the disease is the isolation. To reduce the spread of infection, patients with COVID-19 cannot have family or friends there for support.
Augusta University Health welcomes two parents or support persons to accompany pediatric patients at Augusta University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
In this new series, Jagwire will be featuring people from around Augusta University and AU Health who keep JagNation running.
As people across the country take a variety of measures to ensure their physical health, members of the Augusta University community should also recognize that the COVID-19 crisis can take a toll on their mental health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host a webinar with Dr. Arni Rao, director of the Laboratory for Theory and Mathematical Modeling in the Medical College of Georgia. The webinar is titled “Innovations in Mathematical Modeling for...
Augusta University student Nitish Sood took part in a third study into states' lockdowns. This time they found states that locked down late suffered up to 25% higher penetration of the disease than those who locked down earlier in the crisis.
Many residents, church and community groups in the Augusta area are sewing cloth face masks for family and friends, and some have asked to donate them to Augusta University Health. These donations are welcomed with open arms.
The box adds another level of protection for health care workers, in addition to the masks, goggles and gowns they already wear when caring for COVID-19 patients.