The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) welcomes Gregory Felzien, M.D., to his new role as medical advisor to the department’s HIV program.
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Tommie Chambers, of Columbus, Ga. knows his situation is unique. He was able to recover from colon cancer without chemotherapy or radiation. But as a survivor, he has resumed his normal life and wants to tell others about it.
In 2011, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported that the state’s infant mortality rate had dropped to 6.8 deaths for every 1,000 live births.
Residents near Columbus, Ga., who need a Georgia birth certificate to renew their driver’s license now have a convenient option, thanks to the Columbus Health Department and the Columbus-area Department of Driver Services (DDS).
To her coworkers, Dianne McWethy is the true definition of a public administrator.
Making Georgia a safe place for children is a priority for Gov. Nathan Deal, and in the month of April, the Georgia Children’s Cabinet will focus on promoting safe communities and stable families where children can thrive.
Within three years, Beverly Flowers had battled two kinds of cancer. The Jonesboro, Ga., resident had barely recovered from breast cancer when she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003. She was only in her 40s.
Tobacco use will be prohibited on all Georgia public college campuses.
Do you know an excellent public health nurse? Would you like to honor someone dedicated to providing the highest quality health care for Georgians? Nominate these special health care providers for a Nursing Excellence Award.
When Environmental Health Director Scott Uhlich talks about his work at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), he reminds listeners that environmental health programs are the cornerstone of public health.