Georgia News

Good To Know: Georgia hospitals are required to make prices available

Jan. 1 marked the launch of a federal rule on medical prices that the hospital industry fought hard to stop. For the first time, each hospital was required to publish a website file showing the payment rates it had negotiated with insurers, and another post that would let consumers search for hundreds of “shoppable’’ medical […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

Georgia News

You can get vaccinated at Truist Park on Saturday

While the team is on the road, the Atlanta Braves will host a free, walk-in vaccination clinic at Truist Park this Saturday, May 1. The Braves are teaming with Northside Hospital and Cobb & Douglas Public Health to provide free Pfizer vaccinations to those who register. Here are some details:First dose:          […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

Daily Beast

Georgia Sheriff Punished Inmates by Forcing Them in Restraint Chairs for Hours: Feds

Clayton County Sheriff’s Office A controversial Georgia sheriff who was charged for accidentally shooting a friend—years after he was acquitted on corruption charges—is in legal trouble once again after being accused of strapping inmates in a restraint chair for hours as punishment. A newly unsealed federal indictment alleges Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill violated the civil rights of four detainees by forcing them to be strapped in the chair for hours, causing “physical pain and

Atlanta Daily World

Fulton County Library Reopens for In-person Use

Fulton County announces reopening of 32 branch libraries The Fulton County Library System has announced the reopening of 32 branch libraries, as well as the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History on Tuesday, May 4.    The phased reopening plan calls for limited in-branch services like browsing shelves, printing and computer … Continued The post Fulton County Library Reopens for In-person Use appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta Daily World

Atlanta Daily World

Comcast Awards $1 Million to 100 Black, Indigenous and People of Color-Owned Small Businesses

Comcast Awards $1 Million to 100 Black, Indigenous and People of Color-Owned Small Businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park 84 Additional Michigan Businesses to Receive a Technology Makeover or Marketing Services Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 Black, Indigenous and People of Color- (BIPOC) owned small businesses in Detroit, … Continued The post Comcast Awards $1 Million to 100 Black, Indigenous and People of Color-Owned Small Businesses appeared first