Nine specimen collection sites operated jointly by the Georgia National Guard and Augusta University ended operations effective May 30 as the university transitions its focus to research and development of new non-invasive testing options like...
Sharecare announced a strategic partnership with Augusta University and Augusta University Health to support Gov. Brian Kemp’s efforts to better inform Georgians about the COVID-19 pandemic while bolstering testing across the state.
Augusta University received a $400,000 donation from SK innovation to support Augusta University and Augusta University Health’s response and associated expenses pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.
South State Banks donates $25,000 to AU Health to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak.
“We all want to answer a question: Was the unusual respiratory illness that we experienced this fall and winter actually COVID-19?” said Dr. Phillip Coule, vice president and chief medical officer at AU Health.
Peach Bowl, Inc. has teamed up with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to provide funding that will help make COVID-19 screenings available statewide during a critical time in the mitigation of the virus.
New ideas are vital to conquering the COVID-19 pandemic, and Augusta University has stepped up to the plate to innovate in a variety of ways.
So far, the app has been used not just for COVID-19 screenings, but also for some less serious ambulatory cases as well.
Augusta University will lead the expansion of coronavirus testing in Georgia, coordinating specimen collection at nearly 40 sites statewide.
In a press conference today, Gov. Brian Kemp recognized Augusta University Health for their efforts to expand COVID-19 screening through the AU Health ExpressCare app and said the technology will be made available to people across the state.
Augusta University has established an Emergency Response Fund with a goal of raising $10 million to meet the current and rapidly emerging needs.
AU Health is fortunate to have some of the world’s experts in this type of testing.