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.
Cobb County School District is Georgia’s first school system to earn the Asthma-Friendly School designation from the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Asthma Control Program.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will host a Health Systems Symposium Aug. 18 -19, 2016 at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain Park, Ga.
August is a busy month with back-to-school shopping, last minute family vacations, registering for school and recent graduates leaving for college.
Mosquito season in Georgia is here, bringing with it concerns about local transmission of Zika virus and the serious risks to pregnant women and their unborn children. There is no vaccine to prevent Zika and no medicine to treat the infection.