Monday, July 20, 2009

GNB Update

Hope you've had a good Monday...Here's the news...

Two more cases of the H1N1 virus are reported in Georgia. reports that a 9-year-old Bibb County girl contracted it recently. That brings the total number of the cases confirmed within the 13-county North Central Public Health District to four. In southwest Georgia, the Southwest Public Health District confirms that a 16-year-old Dougherty County boy also contracted the swine flu recently. There's now 10 confirmed cases in that 14-county region.

Also see:

Georgia Division of Public Health H1N1 Page:

Centers For Disease Control Page:

Gwinnett County employees will be limited in how they spend their retirement money. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that government officials there plan to limit the amount of time retirees can get a paycheck while receiving a pension. The policy is set to go into effect next month.

From the blog files, the Saporta Report has an article on leaders in Fulton County, DeKalb County, and the city of Atlanta showing their support for the embattled MARTA transit system.

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