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DPH Commissioner Fitzgerald Receives Sellers-McCroan Award

Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., receives the 2015 Sellers-McCroan Award, which honors a public health professional in Georgia whose work has had significant impact on epidemiology or laboratory services at the state, district, or county levels . . .

DPH Joins State Leaders to Prevent Child Abuse

Governor Nathan Deal has signed a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Georgia.  In it, the Governor declares that “child abuse and neglect can be prevented by supporting and strengthening Georgia’s families . . .


Southeast Health District Lend a Helping Hand to the Homeless

The Eighth District Georgia School Nutrition Association and the Southeast Health District have partnered to form Operation Thrive, a project that will provide resource bags for the homeless population in . . .

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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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