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Coastal Counties Receive Funds to Prepare for Accreditation

February 17, 2014

Health departments in Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties have been awarded $39,300 to support progress in meeting requirements of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), the first and only voluntary national accreditation program for public hea

Board of Public Health February Meeting

February 8, 2014
ATLANTA – The Board of Public Health will hold its February meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. 
WHEN:  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 

Better Blood Pressure Control: A National Priority

February 10, 2014

Editor’s Note: On Nov. 15, 2013, Medscape interviewed Tom Frieden, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on how health care providers and individuals can better control high blood pressure.

CVS Will Stop Selling Tobacco

February 7, 2014

Big news in the fight against tobacco: CVS Caremark announced that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in its more than 7,600 stores nationwide on Oct. 1, 2014.