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National Infant Immunization Week 2015: Protect the ones who cannot protect themselves

. . . health care professionals give vaccines to children only after long, thorough and careful review. The disease-prevention benefits of getting vaccines are much greater than the possible side effects for most children. Vaccination is the best way to protect others you care about from . . .

Health District Leaders Appointed at Georgia Regents University

Stephen Goggans, M.D., district health director; Joy Miller, MSPH, MSA, director of the Office of Epidemiology; and Tammy Burdeaux, RN, BSN, CRNI, district nursing and clinical director at the East Central Health District . . . appointments as adjunct faculty members at Georgia Regents . . .


Dr. Grow Wins State Public Health Award

“This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of services to public health clients. Dr. Grow was recognized for his efforts in keeping the Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention Program open at . . . "

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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