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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One-Stop Online Connection to HIV Care in Georgia: Introducing Georgia CAPUS

There are more than 50,000 people living in Georgia who are HIV positive. Of those people, 45 percent are not in care. Even more concerning is one out of five HIV positive people in Georgia don’t know they are HIV positive. Finding sustainable HIV treatment and care is the single, most important connection HIV positive individuals can make. 


Georgia CORE's Angie Patterson Finds A New Career Passion After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

When Angie Patterson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001, she was juggling a high-powered career with raising a son as a single mother. Her days were filled with long meetings, managing employees, after school events and enjoying a fulfilling life alongside close friends and loved ones. 


DPH and Georgia SHAPE Attend the 2014 After School & Youth Development Conference

The end of the school day is the best part of the day for students across the nation - no more books, quizzes or essays to write. But the sound of the final bell marks the beginning of the second part of the workday for many teachers - filled with grading papers and keeping students busy in afterschool programs, sporting events and other educational enrichment activities. 

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