Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency today introduced an upgraded version of the state’s emergency mobile app, Ready Georgia, designed to help Georgians stay safe and informed during emergencies.
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Created by two emergency room doctors, iTriage offers patients a symptom checker, doctor search, a database of medical symptoms, diseases, conditions, procedures, medications and drugs and a
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Public Health have received a 5-year, $3.15 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at improving opportunities for individuals
Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into seventh grade in Georgia, must receive a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (Tdap) and an ado
As financial administrator for the North Georgia Health District based in Dalton, Steve Tonya (pictured below) is used to keeping track of accounts.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), last week, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation.
The University of West Georgia (UWG) has partnered with Tanner Health System’s “Get Healthy, Live Well” initiative to plant and maintain a community garden. UWG joins several other groups in the area who are also planting these gardens.
Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell, under the direction of Governor Nathan Deal, is providing a new emergency preparedness initiative for customers obtaining a driver’s license or state identification card.
In a statewide video conference last week, Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) shared her vision with staff statewide for the ‘Good to Great’ movement and culture change within the department.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Georgia SHAPE are pleased to announce that seven Georgia hospitals have successfully completed the second level of training to become Baby-Friendly 5-STAR hospitals.