Temperatures in Georgia are slowing cooling and families are spending more time in the warm comforts of their home.
Blog: Injury prevention
Every 13 seconds an older adult is treated for a fall that can lead to a range of potentially life-changing injuries.
Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) and the Cobb Safety Village were recently honored with the Model Practice Award at the 2015 Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
With temperatures expected to be in the mid 90’s throughout the state for the next several days, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to avoid prolonged exposure to the heat and sun and to limit strenuous outdoor activity t
In about 10 minutes, the inside of a car can reach life-threatening temperatures on a hot summer day in Georgia, increasing risks for injuries or deaths associated with extreme heat.
To help ensure a safe kick off to the start of summer, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) is partnering with every state along the east coast to remind motorists to buckle up.
Next Monday will be an exciting day for Georgia’s families as they celebrate Memorial Day and enjoy a long day by the pool.
It’s the ever-present challenge parents face every week day – getting the kids out of the house to arrive at school on time. With the clock ticking, parents and students scurry into cars headed for the bus stop or school drop-off line.
During April, the annual recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), DPH is working to educate the public on how to proactively reduce instances of sexual violence.
Women in colorful hats and tea attire filled the ballroom at the Piedmont Driving Club, a historical venue overlooking Piedmont Park in Atlanta.