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In rural McIntosh County where resources are stretched thin and poverty is not uncommon, people know they can rely on the McIntosh County Health Department for certain services. Soon, those services will include access to books for children.
First Lady Sandra Deal and Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined more than 100 partners representing government agencies, private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and communities from across t
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition (GBC) invite Georgians to join Governor Nathan Deal along with breastfeeding advocates, moms and their babies on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 9:30 a.m.
On Wednesday, Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., will help launch Get Georgia Reading – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The goal of the campaign is to help every Georgia child read proficiently by third grade.
The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa is raising questions about the disease and how it is spread.
Thousands of Middle Georgia students are ready for school, thanks to their local health department. The Macon-Bibb County Health Department and the Houston County Health Department participated in back to school events the last weekend in July.
The Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition has recognized Shaw Industries and its facilities in Calhoun, Georgia with the 2014 Georgia Breastfeeding Business Award for Lactation Support.
Have you ever passed up the opportunity to complete a survey because you thought your opinion wouldn’t matter anyway?
When nearly a dozen children in the Augusta area died from asthma attacks in a period of just two years, Kitty Hernlen knew she had to act.