Experts available for stories on COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the news, Augusta University’s experts are available to share timely, informative interviews on issues ranging from health care to the economy. Below are a few of the news topics to consider for your upcoming stories on the coronavirus.

Your top coronavirus questions answered

From social distancing to COVID-19 signs and symptoms, AU Health’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Phillip Coule is available to answer the most asked coronavirus questions. Watch his recent interview with PBS NewsHour.

Ways to stay fit at home

Gyms and parks might be closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but Augusta University Jaguar Sports Medicine is offering creative ways to stay fit during the pandemic. Schedule an interview with Lisa Branon, supervisor of Orthopedic Ancillary Services at Augusta University Health, to learn indoor workout ideas the whole family will enjoy.

Homeschooling tips for parents

As schools remain close due to the coronavirus, many parents and guardians are now faced with the task of teaching their children at home. The transition can be challenging, but experts in the College of Education at Augusta University are offering tips to help parents make the most of homeschooling for the family.  Schedule an interview with Dr. Staci Pettit, associate professor in the College of Education, to learn how to turn your home into a workable school.

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Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or

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