Northeast Georgia Health System to Hold News Conference About Fourth Wave of Covid-19

Published: Friday, July 30, 2021

In light of the increased number of COVID-19 patients in Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) hospitals, and positive cases rising across the region, leaders from Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) are inviting media to a news conference scheduled for Monday, Aug. 2. You can see the current data and trends on this page of, which is updated daily.

The news conference will be held at 11 a.m. outside of the North Patient Tower at NGMC Gainesville. All media are welcome to park in the gravel lot at the Mobile Medical Unit, accessible through North Entrance 1 after turning off of Downey Boulevard onto Medical Center Way and taking the first right.

A news conference in Spanish will follow promptly at 11:45 a.m. in front of Medical Park 2, 1439 Jesse Jewell Parkway.

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Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega – with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 60 specialties. Learn more at