Beth Galvin gets to the heart of the story… literally! Inspiring and informative, Beth brings you comprehensive and intelligent health stories you won’t see on any other Georgia TV station.
She began her on-air career at Chattanooga’s WTVC and was first seen on Atlanta-area televisions as a general assignment reporter for WXIA. In 1996, Beth joined FOX 5 Atlanta and became the regular face of our FOX Medical Team reports.
Battling a serious health problem reveals a person’s strength and vulnerability. Beth has been touched by many of the people she has covered, like a 19-year-old’s lifesaving heart transplant and a baby’s struggle with a defective heart.
Her reporting has not only caught the attention of viewers, but of media and medical professionals as well. She has won a regional Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Reporting and an award for Specialty Reporting from the Georgia Associated Press Broadcasters. The Georgia Physicians Association/Atlanta Medical Association also presented her with an award for Outstanding Health Reporting.
Beth attended Wesleyan College in Macon, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. Beth lives in Decatur with her husband, Brad. When she’s not working, Beth enjoys curling up with a good book, digging in her garden and traveling to national parks.
Anne Luhr of Marietta is staying close to home these days, which is a little challenge for an extrovert, used to being on the go. She is among those Governor Brian Kemp ordered to stay indoors with his limited "shelter-in-place" executive order.
The Emory School of Medicine professor is watching a frightening surge in cases in New York and believe Atlanta could be weeks away from the same situation.
Many of us are just beginning to understand what sheltering-in-place looks like and feels like. But a new online tool by the group "Coronavirus Act Now" projects what could happen to our hospitals
Scott Armstrong rarely gets sick. So, when the 48-year-old Atlanta pastor began to experience fatigue and body aches, he wasn't too worried. Then, the cough set in. Eleven days later, Armstrong says he's finally turning a corner in his battle with COVID-19.
Nursing homes and assisted living centers are stiffening screening and visitation rules. For some , the honor system is history. Visitors will face thermometers , kioks and even more questions.
The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is a major threat to older adults, especially those with chronic health problems. In Georgia, hundreds of nursing care facilities are scrambling to protect their vulnerable patients from the virus.
The COVID-19 outbreak has made many of us more aware of germs. But, did you know your smartphone might be a haven for the virus?
Di'Jon Thomas received a life-saving gift from her little brother Dontae: a piece of his liver. Now, the transplant recipient is trying to do everything she can to protect herself from COVID-19, which can be dangerous for people with compromised immune systems.
Kanesha Burch was willing to do anything to help her son, Antonio, who diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. including going back to college to get a degree she knew would help Antonio.
Anxious about the coronavirus? You're not alone. Therapist Sulonda Smith offers some tips to soothe your fears and explain the outbreak to children.