Good intentions turned into tragedy when a Southwest Georgia resident using an online service adopted a dog that turned out to have rabies – and the person’s existing pets didn’t have up-to-date vaccinations, said Southwest Health District Environmenta
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Getting ready to go swimming or working at the pool? Don’t leave home without the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Healthy Swimming app!
William R. Grow, M.D., South Health District director, won the Jules S. Terry Memorial Award at Georgia Public Health Association’s 86th annual conference last week.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joins the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners to recognize National Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is excited to congratulate Stephen Goggans, M.D., district health director; Joy Miller, MSPH, MSA, director of the Office of Epidemiology; and Tammy Burdeaux, RN, BSN, CRNI, district nursing and clinical di
More than 7,800 high school students in Houston County will hopefully be protected during the 2015 influenza season by getting the flu shot.
Planning your next dream vacation or just a simple get-a-way to relax? You may want to check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) TravWell app to make sure you arrive to and from your destination without any health issues.
The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and families are making plans for long, relaxing days by the pool.
An old saying goes, “You should never look down on someone unless you are helping them up.”
Brayleigh Richard is the topic of a globally read blog, center of attention for a growing number of Facebook followers and even a budding local hero.