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).
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) is proud to have received recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for increasing the rate of coverage for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent girls to pre
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is excited to host the 22nd Annual Immunize Georgia Conference to be held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia on Friday, September 11, 2015.
The month of August is a turning point every year. Summer vacation is winding down, back-to-school shopping has commenced and students hurry to finish their summer reading.
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
More than 7,800 high school students in Houston County will hopefully be protected during the 2015 influenza season by getting the flu shot.
While you’re enjoying the cooler weather and planning your winter vacations, you may want to add one more item to your to-do list – getting the flu shot.
Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into seventh grade in Georgia, must receive a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (Tdap) and an ado
This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities
Prevention is the foundation of the work of nearly all public health professionals, including those at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).