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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New Video Production Studio to Connect DPH with Live Audiences

For just a few moments in time at the Atlanta headquarters of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), the ordinary noise of work was interrupted, replaced by something almost foreign - the sights and sounds of a busy television studio. 


DPH Honored with National Award for Improving Health Outcomes

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and United Health Foundation announced that the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is a winner of the 2014 America's Health Rankings® Champion Award.


Georgia's First Lady Delivers Proclamation

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal presented a proclamation from Governor Nathan Deal at last week's Board of Public Health meeting, proclaiming the month of September, Georgia SHAPE Month. Georgia SHAPE is a statewide, multiagency, multidimensional initiative . . .

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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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