Speakers Bureau

Need a speaker for an upcoming presentation?

Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Health System can provide a health education speaker for your next social, civic, church or other organizational meeting in groups of 25 or more.

Simply choose a topic of interest to your group, and fill out the form below to be sent to the Public Relations Department at least four weeks prior to your meeting to request a speaker. Presentations are subject to speaker availability.

This service is provided at no charge and supports the Medical Center’s mission "to improve the health of our community in all we do."

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Women & Children's Services

  • Women & Children’s
  • Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Children’s Safety Topics from SAFE KIDS
  • Children’s Health Topics
  • Osteoporosis: Lowering Your Risk & Treatments
  • Menopause: How to Cope & Treatment Options

Heart & Vascular Health

  • Heart Disease: Signs & Symptoms and Lowering Your Risk Factors
  • Stroke: Signs & Symptoms and Lowering Your Risk Factors
  • Vascular Diseases of the Legs
  • Other Topics Including: Treatment Options, Controlling High Blood Pressure and Living with Heart Disease


  • Lowering Your Risk Factors for Cancer & the Importance of Early Detection
  • Presentations on Different Types of Cancer including Breast, Prostate, Colon, Lung, Skin, Lymphoma
  • Evaluating Treatment Options: Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy and Surgery

Aches & Pains

  • Sports Injury Prevention
  • Controlling Low Back Pain
  • Living with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthritis & Fibromyalgia
  • Care and Condition of Joints

Weight & Diet

  • Nutritional Health
  • Sensible Weight Management: Fad Dieting
  • Exercise for the Elderly
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Gastric Bypass)


  • Diabetes: Signs & Symptoms and How to Prevent
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Lifestyle Modifications for Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Other Topics

  • Sleep Health: Including Disorders & Treatment Options
  • Mental Health or Chemical Dependency
  • Asthma & Allergies
  • Varicose Veins: Causes & Treatment Options
  • Acid Reflux & Other Disorders of the Digestive Tract
  • Hospice: End of Life Care & Advance Directives
  • Stress Reduction & Management
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COVID-19 questions?
Questions about COVID-19?
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If you have a fever and cough or difficulty breathing, these steps will help you find the care you need and limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our region:

  • Call before you come

    Please call your doctor's office or an urgent care clinic for advice about where you should go for treatment.

  • Call 9-1-1 for emergencies

    Calling 9-1-1 is always the fastest and most efficient way to get proper treatment for medical emergencies.

  • Consider staying home and taking advantage of an E-Visit

    When symptoms strike, connect with a provider through an E-Visit instead of traveling to the urgent care or the doctor’s office.

    Learn more about E-Visits from these area practices:

For the protection of our patients, staff and community, our visitation guidelines have been updated.

Click here to view our current visitation guidelines.

We update COVID-19 data on our website each day by 3:00 p.m.

Click here to view our updated information.

The best way to avoid infection is to avoid exposure. Here are simple steps you can take to lower your risk of catching or spreading illness:

  • Wear a mask – a cloth face cover can protect other people in case you are infected. Everyone should wear a cloth face cover in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household. Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others. The cloth face cover is not a substitute for social distancing.
  • Avoid close contact – maintain 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household. If someone in your household is sick, maintain 6 feet of distance from them as well.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after touching tissues.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces to help prevent the spread of germs
  • Monitor your health daily –  Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19. Follow CDC guidance if symptoms develop.

Learn more by visiting the CDC COVID-19 website.

We want to thank our community and local businesses for their amazing generosity during this time. Here are some ways you can support our community and staff:

  • Donate items and resources

    We are currently receiving donations of items and other resources through the Foundation. Learn how to donate resources and other needed items by clicking here.

  • Sew Masks for Healthcare Workers

    Many people in our community are sewing masks for our healthcare workers. We have created some mask sewing instructions and information about drop-off locations. Get detailed mask-making instructions here.

  • Send a Digital Letter

    We would like your help making digital letters for the residents at New Horizons Nursing home. Email a letter to NewHorizonsAdmin@nghs.com and we will hand them out to our residents and staff to enjoy.

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