ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and its Board of Public Health will seek public input as the agency begins to plan for state fiscal year 2015 amended and 2016 general budgets. In an effort to strengthen communi
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Georgia's work to eliminate lead poisoning is earning accolades from states around the country. The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) recently recognized Georgia's ability to ensure continuity of service to lead-poisoned children in light of significant federal budget cuts.
World Hepatitis Day is designated to increase awareness of viral hepatitis as a global health threat. Viral hepatitis is often a silent disease, and many who are at risk for viral hepatitis are unaware of their risk and unaware of being infected, until many years later.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from August 1, 2014 through August 31, 2014.
ATLANTA – The Board of Public Health has canceled its meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
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- Today is World Hepatitis Day. Viral hepatitis is often a silent disease. Take the 5 minute CDC risk assessment. t.co/yfpR3YBNLC
- DPH has launched Test Every Pregnant Woman, Every Pregnancy for Hepatitis B to promote awareness for hepatitis B. t.co/P9ontdrTRJ
- Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people a year, as many as HIV/AIDS. #WorldHepatitisDay t.co/TOMdcYeVHs