Hundreds of children from coast to coast in the U.S. are sick with a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon strain of enterovirus virus. Not surprisingly, Georgia also has lab confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infection.
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The Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) is honoring David Westfall M.D., M.P.H., C.P.E., with the 2014 Physician’s Award for Community Service. The award recognizes physicians for work above and beyond the call of duty to their communities.
Gurleen Roberts has been named the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Coordinator for the North Central Health District (NCHD). This position was recently created to support the district’s efforts in pursuing public health accreditation.
For its work in bringing cancer prevention, early detection and life-saving treatment to thousands of Georgians, the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was named a winner of the Joseph D.
Graduates in the class of 2014 at the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health will hear words of wisdom from one of Georgia’s top public health leaders. J.
Last month, the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) presented Dr. Dan Stephens with the Fred Agel Governance Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment and service as Chairman of the Cobb Board of Health.
Rain barrels stand on either side of the front doors waiting to collect water that will irrigate the native plant materials. Lights turn off automatically if no one has been in a room for a certain amount of time so energy can be conserved.
Colleagues at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) know Michelle Allen as the “syphilis girl.” The name isn’t an insult – it’s a reflection of the dedication she has for fighting sexually transmitted disease (STD) throughout Georgia as the dir
Prevention is the foundation of the work of nearly all public health professionals, including those at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).