Carol Sbarge, WSB-TV

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Recent articles by Carol:

Man hospitalized with COVID-19 while waiting days for test results to come back

Medical experts say one of the keys to controlling the spread of coronavirus is testing, but people are becoming very frustrated by the wide range of wait times for the results. → Read More

New DeKalb superintendent says district is listening to parents’ concerns over new school year

Cheryl Watson-Harris was just sworn in on July 1, and is already tackling big issues including the budget and parents’ concerns about their children learning virtually. → Read More

The more people who wear masks, the less people will have COVID-19, expert says

It’s a message that medical experts say they want more people to take seriously. → Read More

4 out of 5 people in this family have been diagnosed with COVID-19

It’s an example of contact tracing working because the entire family got tested when one of them became sick. → Read More

Coronavirus: 10 members of Georgia family test positive for COVID-19

Lourdes Valencia said that when she got sick in mid-June, she had chills, sweats and and a weird headache. The Gwinnett County mother said that by the next day, she had a fever. She then tested positive for the coronavirus. → Read More

10 members of metro Atlanta family test positive for coronavirus

An 8-month-old Gwinnett County girl just recovered from Coronavirus. She’s one of 10 members in her family to get it. → Read More

Gov. Brian Kemp says he will not make wearing masks mandatory in Georgia

Officials said they are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of people coming in for testing this week. → Read More

Metro health officials say travel could be behind jump in coronavirus cases

Health experts say younger people eager to be out and about who are not wearing masks or practicing social distancing has led, in part, to a spike in coronavirus infections in Georgia. → Read More

Here are the steps Delta says it’s taking to keep you safe

Have you flown yet? Notice those middle seats empty? Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines now plans to continue that through the end of September. → Read More

Metro doctors urge parents to still get their kids vaccinated amid coronavirus pandemic

A metro doctors says if vaccination rates drop drastically, then there isn’t herd immunity, which could mean that all children are at risk for vaccine preventable diseases. → Read More

Metro hospitals seeing fewer coronavirus patients than expected as peak nears

Doctors believe people following the stay at home orders and practicing social distancing is making a difference in lessening the volume. → Read More

Coronavirus: CDC feeling pressure to release new test kits for virus

ATLANTA - A lot of doctors and health care workers are wondering when they will get test kits for coronavirus. WSB-TV’s Carol Sbarge contacted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday to try and get answers, but has not yet received details on a specific date in Georgia. The CDC said a component of the coronavirus tests it sent out initially was faulty. The agency fixed the… → Read More

CDC feeling pressure to release new test kits for coronavirus

The CDC said a component of the coronavirus tests it sent out initially was faulty. → Read More

Metro nursing homes taking precautions to protect the elderly from coronavirus

Most of the deaths so far in the United States have been elderly people at a nursing home in Washington state. → Read More

DeKalb parents shocked after plans to relieve school overcrowding put on hold

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Some DeKalb County parents are upset that a plan to build a high school to help with overcrowding was put on hold. In 2018, the DeKalb County School District tore down the old Briarcliff High School Building on North Druid Hills Road. The district said a new Cross Keys High School would be built there to relieve overcrowding at the current Cross Keys High. Gabriela Duran has… → Read More

No soap for employees? Buffet restaurant fails health inspection with 52

A buffet restaurant in Clayton County just took a big nose dive in its health inspection score. → Read More

Hibachi restaurant fails health inspection after cockroach found in ice machine

A dead cockroach in the ice machine is one of the violations that led to a Gwinnett County restaurant failing an inspection. It is Chin Chin Hibachi Express on Centerville Highway. On Dec. 11, it failed a health inspection with a score of 62. The Health Department also briefly suspended the restaurant’s permit for repeating a violation three times in a row. Chin Chin Hibachi Express in… → Read More

Early Christmas: Church pays off lunch debt for students in need in 3

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - It was an early Christmas for some metro Atlanta families who have school lunch debt. 12Stone church, based in Lawrenceville, donated $62,000 to pay off students' lunch debt in three counties. It's all part of a new program they are kicking off called Knock Out Hunger. It's been several months since the school year started, but sometimes it can take a while for families to… → Read More

Lettuce at center of E-coli outbreak still on store shelves in Georgia

We're talking to health officials about why you may still find the lettuce at your local grocery store, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m. → Read More

Metro Atlanta Wendy's hit with 20+ health code violations

More than 20 violations led to a Gwinnett County Wendy’s restaurant getting a very low inspection score. It's located on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Suwanee. → Read More