Northside Hospital

Press Releases for COVID-19

  1. UPDATED: Northside implements visitor restrictions due to COVID-19
    July 24, 2020
    To help prevent the transmission and spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Northside Hospital is taking precautions to protect patients, family members, staff and the community.
  2. Critical need for COVID-19 survivors to help treat current patients
    July 8, 2020
    As the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Georgia continues to rise, there is a renewed urgency for convalescent plasma donors to support the needs of patients fighting the coronavirus.
  3. Northside thanks the community for their support
    June 22, 2020
    During this unprecedented time of need, we are absolutely humbled by the outpouring of support from our community.
  4. Northside completes rebranding of Health Choice Urgent Care
    June 17, 2020
    The new name represents a reintroduction of the Gwinnett County centers to the community in conjunction with new ownership (Northside Hospital) and management (Urgent Care Group).
  5. Northside Hospital Cherokee turns to virtual cardiac rehab
    June 17, 2020
    Cardiac patients are completing rehabilitation in-home and virtually, still focusing on structured exercise, patient counseling, and nutrition and lifestyle education.
  6. Non-COVID patients shouldn’t skip the emergency room
    May 31, 2020
    Since mid-March, as concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, the number of patients presenting to our hospital with symptoms of heart disease or heart attacks has declined – at an alarming level.
  7. Class & Event Updates
    May 26, 2020
    Out of an abundance of caution, the following Northside events, classes and screenings have been postponed.
  8. How to choose the healthiest nonperishable snacks
    May 6, 2020
    Tasha Temple, a registered dietitian at Northside Hospital Gwinnett, recently spoke with HuffPost about how you can choose healthy nonperishable snacks during the pandemic.
  9. Northside expert gives advice on how to best cope with your mental health amid COVID-19
    May 6, 2020
    Nikeisha Whatley-León, LPC, director of Behavioral Health Services at Northside, spoke with 11Alive.
  10. Northside's Dr. Kent Holland speaks about the benefits of convalescent plasma in patients battling COVID-19
    May 4, 2020
    “People who have been infected with a viral infection have the ability to create antibodies that can give them lifelong immunity to the infection,” Dr. Holland said.
  11. Northside geriatric specialist speaks about why COVID-19 has impacted the elderly the hardest
    May 1, 2020
    The majority of COVID-19 deaths in Georgia still occur among elderly and people with underlying conditions. 11Alive spoke with Dr. Msimanga, who specializes in geriatric medicine, about why.
  12. Ask the expert | Dealing with your mental health amid the coronavirus pandemic
    April 28, 2020
    Nikeisha Whatley-León, LPC, director of Behavioral Health Services at Northside, spoke with 11Alive about steps you can take to manage your mental health during the pandemic.
  13. Northside chaplain discusses adjusting to the new normal with COVID-19
    April 21, 2020
    In the wake of the global pandemic, hospital chaplains are adjusting to new ways of ministering to isolated, vulnerable and, sometimes, scared patients and their family members.

Northside Hospital Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

Northside Hospital Cherokee

450 Northside Cherokee Blvd.
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 224-1000

Northside Hospital Duluth

3620 Howell Ferry Road
Duluth, GA 30096
(678) 312-6800

Northside Hospital Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200

Northside Hospital Gwinnett

1000 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(678) 312-1000

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