Georgia has 2.4 million extremely valuable assets -- its children.
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More than 3 million Americans receive care in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 to 3 million serious infections occur every year in these facilities.
When it comes to HIV, treatment is prevention.
When Cumi Fillion was handing out toothbrushes after lunch to students in an elementary school near Valdosta, a small boy walked up and gave her a hug.
Employees in District 4 Public Health can now make movement an everyday priority.
For the past 10 years, the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) has had a significant head start on a renewed national push in health care that calls for greater collaboration between public health and primary care.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is offering employees a new chance to be healthy and overcome a costly, chronic disease: diabetes.
They are the youngest group of people to address Georgia’s Board of Public Health –four tenth graders from Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Ga.
The Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps (CGMRC) has been awarded a $20,000 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with the Office of the Surgeon General.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) congratulates Monica Vargas, state refugee health coordinator at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), on her election to the 2014 executive leadership board of the Association of Refugee Health Co