Planning ahead for a public health emergency is a daunting task. From the H1N1 flu to West Nile virus, or even a possible biohazard, each state is mandated to have a plan in place.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin regulating some of the thousands of mobile health apps produced for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
At a national conference Tuesday in Chicago, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received six awards from the CDC's National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC)—two gold, one silver and three bronze Awards of Excellence – recognizing
Whether it's influenza, whopping cough, human papillomavirus or meningitis, public health officials agree that immunization is the safest, most effective way to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Officials from Bright from the Start, the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Organics are calling their recent 2013 Farm to Preschool Summit, held Sept.
Terrie Hall, the woman who lent her face and voice to a series of sobering anti-smoking ads, died of cancer Monday. She was 53.
Originally published on Feb. 11, 2013
On Thursday, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) marked the 20th anniversary of Immunize Georgia, an annual conference dedicated to promoting the life-saving practice of vaccination.
Twelve-year-old Jonathan Gibson trained hard because he didn’t want to leave anything to chance.
A long-time educator and champion of emergency medical services (EMS) in Georgia earned national recognition for “a lifetime of dedication to the betterment of EMS.”