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DPH Takes Cancer Prevention to City's Streets

It's a life-saving campaign and it's about to move through metropolitan Atlanta in a big way, literally. With the single intention of connecting parents and physicians, dozens of city busses and trains will prompt a compelling question - If there were a vaccine against cancer, wouldn't you get it for your kids?

DPH Tool Kit Named Key Resource for Creating Tobacco-Free Campuses

To assist Georgia's colleges and universities in putting a tobacco-free policy in place, the DPH published a tool kit to guide campus leaders through adopting, implementing and enforcing tobacco bans. That tool kit is now being offered as a key national resource on the Tobacco-free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI) website.

DPH Commissioner Competes in the Kitchen to Curb Childhood Obesity

With a blender in one hand and a bowl full of spinach in the other, Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., was determined to create something children would not only love to eat, but also something nutritious. It was no easy task, considering the commissioner of the DPH had to win the hearts and taste buds of the toughest food critics anywhere - children.

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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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