DPH confirms 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Spalding County

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Department of Public Health District 4 office has released the latest COVID-19 in its 12-county region. As of 5:30 p.m. March 25, DPH District 4 reported 117 cases in its service area including Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Henry, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup and Upson counties. This includes ten […]

To believe or not to believe? That is the question

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: EDITORIAL COLUMN To be cliché as I state the obvious, we’re living in uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic has been met with an unprecedented global response that has virtually everyone scrambling to keep up with a constant flow of information. While The GRIP will only report information obtained from vetted sources, […]

There is no Spalding County COVID-19 case: DPH epidemiologist

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: According to Dr. Ashton Harris, an epidemiologist with the Georgia Department of Public Health, there is no confirmed case of COVID-19 in Spalding County. The GRIP sought and obtained this confirmation Tuesday morning. However, there is now one confirmed case in Lamar County, bringing the total for District 4, which includes […]