Ebola - What You Need To Know

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa is raising questions about the disease and how it is spread. The CDC concludes an outbreak in the U.S. to be extremely unlikely. A travel warning to affected areas has been issued.

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Seven National Awards Presented to DPH Division of Communications

For the third consecutive year, communications campaigns within the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) have earned national recognition from the CDC's National Public Health Information Coalition, or NPHIC. 


Fitzgerald: Summit With Top Taiwan Health Officials a "Major Success"

It was the third summit this year among the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and other international health leaders, and one DPH Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., labeled an "unprecedented chance at learning" and "a major success."


HPV Campaign Work Affects DPH Communicator

A year ago I knew, in general, about the human papillomavirus (HPV). I had no idea how much more I was going to learn when I joined co-workers at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) on a statewide . . .

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Commissioner's Message

On behalf of more than 6,000 dedicated public health practitioners throughout the State of Georgia, I welcome you to our new site. And I hope you will join us in our important mission: We Protect Lives


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