Closer Look: Latino Community Leaders In Gainesville Come Together To Address COVID-19

Gainesville – often called the “poultry capital of the world” – has been deemed a new hot spot for COVID-19 cases in Georgia.
Gainesville – often called the “poultry capital of the world” – has been deemed a new hot spot for COVID-19 cases in Georgia.
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Norma Hernandez, the leader of a local task force working to address the spread of COVID-19 in Gainesville’s Latino community, Northeast Georgia Health System clinician Dr. Antonio Rios and Vanesa Sarazua, Founder and Executive Director of the Gainesville-based Hispanic Alliance of Georgia, discuss their efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in their community. Also, at 16-years-old David Gaines is the youngest graduate in Georgia State University Perimeter College’s Class of 2020. He shares his story. And finally, how the nonprofit Soccer In The Streets is supporting the organization’s youth soccer players during the pandemic.