Editor’s Note: November is Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportunity to focus attention on the disease and the tens of millions of people affected by it.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has done it again. Kaiser Permanente (KP) presented DPH with the 2016 Most Fit Company Corporate Cup Award at this year’s KP 5K Run/Walk event in downtown Atlanta.
Fifty-three school districts in Georgia were presented with Golden Radish Awards celebrating the incredible gains made in the farm to school movement.
More than 400 public and private health care practitioners came together for the 23rd annual Immunize Georgia conference hosted by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).
On Oct. 18, the University of Georgia College of Public Health hosted the fifth annual State of Public Health conference.
The Habersham County School District’s adoption of the 100% Tobacco-Free School (TFS) model policy gives approximately 6800 students and 1100 staff a fresh start in a smoke-free environment.
The City of Clarkston recently adopted a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance, effective Sept. 4, 2016, to reduce second hand smoke exposure, improve health outcomes and promote a healthier DeKalb County.
Georgia Shape is pleased to announce that 218 schools received the 2016 Governor’s Shape Honor Roll recognition for their outstanding work in building classroom-based student health programs.
Historic floods are striking Louisiana, hurricane activity is developing in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast areas, and Zika virus is a growing concern in virtually every community in America.
Over the past eight years, Lydia Norris, manager of the Southside BP on Highway 27 in Carrollton, has watched the spending habits of her customers evolve.