Health & Wellness

Gwinnett County Health Department Pushes Flu Vaccines in the Community

The Gwinnett County Health Department is pushing flu shot availability to the community by offering different avenues to get the vaccine. While the vaccines are available at all Gwinnett County Health Department locations, several community options are available.

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Registration is open for the 2020 Northside Hospital Paint Gwinnett Pink 5K Walk/Run for Breast Cancer.

Registration is open for the 2020 Northside Hospital Paint Gwinnett Pink 5K Walk/Run for Breast Cancer. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event will be socially distanced and virtual, concluding with a live-streamed award ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 24.

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Michael T. Stechison, MD, PhD.

The diagnosis of a brain tumor can be life-changing for a patient and their family. The good news is that not all tumors that originate in the brain are malignant. Approximately 1/3 of primary brain tumors are meningiomas. Usually, these are benign. Depending on their location, they can often be cured with surgery and in many cases, the patient can return to their work and normal activities.

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