With health outcomes in key target areas continuing to improve throughout the state, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health are rapidly expanding a program aimed at moving the entire organization from “Good to Great,” literally.
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More than 100 attendees joined the Department of Public Health and other healthcare professionals to gain the knowledge and skills to protect their sight and have a lifetime of healthy vision.
Tobacco is the leading cause of death in Georgia. It kills more than 11,500 people a year. No one is immune from the effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke—tobacco kills men, women, children and babies. Exposure to tobacco products causes cance
Breastfeeding is one of the healthiest, most natural things a mother can do for her baby. But moms aren’t born knowing how to do it.
Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions a parent will make. But knowing where to look for child care, and more importantly, knowing how to evaluate the quality of care is not always easy.
With a public health career spanning more than three decades, Scott Uhlich was named the recipient of the Spirit of Public Health Award.
Gurleen Roberts has been named the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Coordinator for the North Central Health District (NCHD). This position was recently created to support the district’s efforts in pursuing public health accreditation.
Middle school students are especially vulnerable to trying—and becoming addicted to— tobacco.
Hundreds of West Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory at this year’s Mayfest.
Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal and leaders of several state agencies are calling for parents and caregivers of children to have heightened awareness this summer of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.