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Million Hearts Initiative Targets Hypertension in Georgia

DPH and GHA are teaming up with health care practices across the state for the Million Hearts Initiative to address the burden of strokes and heart attacks in Georgia. 

Teens in Glynn County Take on Tough Issues

“Being a teenager today is a lot different than it used to be. This population is facing challenges that we never would have dreamed of just 10 years ago,” . . . “Teens are a vital part of our community and we put together this conference . . . "


Volunteerism is Alive and Well in DeKalb County

“Our volunteer program is 33 years old, one of the oldest district public health programs,” said Dr. Ford. “The Board of Health volunteers come from all walks of life."

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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