The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), last week, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation.
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The University of West Georgia (UWG) has partnered with Tanner Health System’s “Get Healthy, Live Well” initiative to plant and maintain a community garden. UWG joins several other groups in the area who are also planting these gardens.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Georgia SHAPE are pleased to announce that seven Georgia hospitals have successfully completed the second level of training to become Baby-Friendly 5-STAR hospitals.
The major outbreak of tuberculosis that has struck Atlanta homeless shelters this year actually began in 2009, a Georgia health official said Tuesday.
In a statewide video conference last week, Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) shared her vision with staff statewide for the ‘Good to Great’ movement and culture change within the department.
Karen Neff, District 2 Public Health’s Adolescent Health and Youth Development Coordinator, was awarded the 2014 Preceptor of the Year Award from the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health.
With health outcomes in key target areas continuing to improve throughout the state, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health are rapidly expanding a program aimed at moving the entire organization from “Good to Great,” literally.
With a public health career spanning more than three decades, Scott Uhlich was named the recipient of the Spirit of Public Health Award.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) paused to celebrate the good work and good health of its employees. On May 21, the department celebrated its firstl Employee Recognition and Wellness Day.
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