Ebola - What You Need To Know

Ensuring Georgia’s medical providers, hospitals, and the general public are prepared for the possibility of Ebola infection in Georgia, no matter how remote, is a top priority. DPH recognizes Georgia’s preparation efforts must extend well beyond the medical community. This section contains preparedness information and specialized guidance.


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A Mother Fights to Save Her Life and Educate Others About Cervical Cancer

Matiana Echeveste Green, 45, was born in Mexico and has lived in Georgia for 17 years. She is a divorced single mother with one daughter, Amanda.  Last year, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. 


DPH Offers Safety Recommendations for a Fun and Healthy Winter Season

The winter season can bring a lot of excitement for kids. From anticipating the year's first snow to enjoying a swift sled ride down snow-covered hills, cold weather can offer as much fun as the warm summer months.


WIC Revises Food Packages to Offer Healthier Options and Combat Nutritional Deficiencies

Just as hundreds across the state are making resolutions to eat healthier, Georgia's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children - commonly referred to as WIC - is following suit by helping participants stick to their health-related resolutions.  


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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