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Jason Aldean Donates $200,000 to Hometown Fight Against COVID-19

As healthcare providers nationwide face the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, central Georgia is not immune. With hospitals and care facilities located across central Georgia, Atrium Health Navicent is on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.

Macon native and multi-platinum entertainer Jason Aldean continues to support his hometown by donating $200,000 to assist with healthcare needs. Atrium Health Navicent encourages the community to rally behind Aldean's support by matching his pledge. Funds will be used to support COVID-19 response efforts. Specifically"¦.

To purchase COVID-19 testing equipment for Atrium Health Navicent's laboratory, allowing testing to be performed in-house and test results to be returned much quicker. To purchase virtual technology that will allow Atrium Health Navicent's intensive care physicians to assist community hospitals in rural areas. Through the technology, intensivists at Atrium Health Navicent can monitor patients remotely and consult with the care teams at each individual hospital.

To purchase personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to N95 masks, gowns, gloves and goggles.

To support Feed the Fight, a Atrium Health Navicent initiative that supports locally owned restaurants that have closed due to COVID-19 by purchasing meals from restaurants to feed frontline healthcare workers.

"These are currently our most pressing needs, and the projects we will be able to support are dependent on total funds raised. We are grateful for Jason's continued support and his commitment to his hometown. We hope this will result in the greatest good for central Georgia during this unprecedented time," said Ellen Terrell, President of Navicent Health Foundation.

To support these COVID-19 projects, please visit www.navicenthealth.org/donate.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent, the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia, is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Providing more than 1,000 beds and offering care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region, Atrium Health Navicent provides care for healthcare consumers' through an academic medical center; community, pediatric and rehabilitation hospitals; urgent care centers; physician practices; diagnostic centers; home health; hospice and palliative care; and a life plan community. Atrium Health Navicent is dedicated enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally-recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. For more information, please visit www.navicenthealth.org.

About Jason Aldean After almost 15 years at the top of his format, three-time ACM "Entertainer of the Year" Jason Aldean has seen trends come and go. He's helped bring a few out of the shadows, like a Country-music Columbus making the mainstream's first contact with hard rock ("Hicktown"), hip-hop ("Dirt Road Anthem") and R&B ("Burnin' It Down"). But after all that time, he continues to hold his ground making modern albums with an old-school soul"”most recently with his ninth studio album, 9, which debuted at the top spot on Billboard's Country Albums chart. Notably, all eight of Aldean's previous studio albums have been certified GOLD or PLATINUM by the RIAA, while bolstering 15 billion streams and more than 18 million albums sold as well as 23 radio chart-toppers. Aldean will launch into its second leg on July 17th in Toronto, ON with special guests Brett Young, Mitchell Tenpenny and Dee Jay Silver. For more information, visit www.JasonAldean.com.

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