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Thursday, July 7, 2022

Health & Science

Budget Woes: Logo in gold and white on navy blue DBHDD GA Dept Behavioral Health and developmental Disabilities.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is unlikely to see a restoration of the $91 million cut from its budget in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic last year.
Gracie's Law: Lime green ribbons curled and scattered atop buttons that read "End organ transplant discrimination against people with disabilities. Gracie's Law"
The Georgia Legislature is considering a bill that would make the state the latest to ban discrimination against individuals with physical and mental disabilities in the organ transplant process.
Teachers Wait for Vaccine: Illustration of four rows of people of multiple ethnicities facing forward all wearing face masks in brown, bue and gold tops.
The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is off to a rocky start in Georgia, and teachers are anxious to claim their spots in line. In the meantime, many are back in schools, putting on a brave face for students and expressing alarm among friends. Babette DeLaune is a retired K-12 educator. She retired two years ago, after 14 years teaching in Clayton County, and another 12 in Cherokee County.