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Don’t Panic

April 7, 2014

Public health professionals help communities withstand the impact of a natural or man-made disaster by planning ahead, acting as a source of information during the crisis and helping to mitigate the long- and short-term effects.

Prevention is Public Health

April 7, 2014

Prevention is the foundation of the work of nearly all public health professionals, including those at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).

Eating Well with Public Health

April 7, 2014

The system that keeps our nation’s food safe and healthy is complex. From deciphering food labels and weighing healthy meal options to cooking food safely and preventing foodborne illness, people must make a lot of choices to eat well.

Making Georgia Healthy from the Start

April 7, 2014

About 140,000 babies are born in Georgia every year. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to make sure they all have a healthy start to life, which has a tremendous impact on the health of the community and the state.

DPH Welcomes HIV Medical Advisor

March 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) welcomes Gregory Felzien, M.D., to his new role as medical advisor to the department’s HIV program.

Survivor: “Claim Victory” Over Colon Cancer

March 31, 2014

Tommie Chambers, of Columbus, Ga. knows his situation is unique. He was able to recover from colon cancer without chemotherapy or radiation. But as a survivor, he has resumed his normal life and wants to tell others about it.

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