The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is excited to congratulate Stephen Goggans, M.D., district health director; Joy Miller, MSPH, MSA, director of the Office of Epidemiology; and Tammy Burdeaux, RN, BSN, CRNI, district nursing and clinical di
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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18 – April 25, 2015, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring our little ones, and everyone around them, are
Good intentions turned into tragedy when a Southwest Georgia resident using an online service adopted a dog that turned out to have rabies – and the person’s existing pets didn’t have up-to-date vaccinations, said Southwest Health District Environmenta
Getting ready to go swimming or working at the pool? Don’t leave home without the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Healthy Swimming app!
William R. Grow, M.D., South Health District director, won the Jules S. Terry Memorial Award at Georgia Public Health Association’s 86th annual conference last week.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joins the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners to recognize National Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month.
Brayleigh Richard is the topic of a globally read blog, center of attention for a growing number of Facebook followers and even a budding local hero.
In Dorothy Law Nolte’s poem, Children Learn What They Live, she writes that if a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If a child lives with encouragement, he learns to be confident.
Today, Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., received the 2015 Sellers-McCroan Award, which honors a public health professional in Georgia whose work has had significant impact on epidemiology or laboratory ser
More than 7,800 high school students in Houston County will hopefully be protected during the 2015 influenza season by getting the flu shot.