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DPH Expands Tobacco Use Ban

March 17, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has expanded its tobacco use policy with the aim of protecting employees from secondhand smoke and encouraging those who use tobacco to quit.

What’s in Your Go Kit?

March 10, 2014

If a disaster were to strike your community, would you be ready? One of the most important things you can do right now is to prepare an emergency supply kit or go kit. Unfortunately, people usually learn the importance of a go kit the hard way.

Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

March 3, 2014

About 50,000 people – enough for a sold-out crowd at an Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field – die from colorectal cancer each year. Many of those deaths could be prevented.

A Perfect Score for Readiness

March 3, 2014

It’s tough to earn a better score than a 99 percent. But that’s just what an emergency preparedness team at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) did on its Technical Assistance Review.

A Perfect Score for Readiness

March 3, 2014

It’s tough to earn a better score than a 99 percent. But that’s just what an emergency preparedness team at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) did on its Technical Assistance Review.

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