The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) is proud to have received recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for increasing the rate of coverage for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent girls to pre
Elementary students in South Georgia are benefitting from the Southeast Health District teledentistry project.
Since its launch seven years ago, the program has examined thousands of children while educating them on good oral health.
It’s the New Year and you may be among the many Georgians who have vowed to live a healthier, more active lifestyle.
This week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is shining a spotlight on organizations that assist older drivers in maintaining their mobility and independence.
The holidays are meant for gathering with family and friends, decorating, and indulging in delicious meals. Don’t let the flu virus keep you stuck in bed. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is Dec.
Maintaining the Mobility and Safety of Older Drivers
ATLANTA – Gov. Nathan Deal has declared Dec. 7-11 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends older drivers and their families take time to talk about individual challenges and limitations.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has rolled out a new set of food safety rules that will benefit restaurant patrons with food-related allergies and pet owners who want to enjoy a meal in the company of their canine friends.
A team of public health nurses convened at the State Capitol last month to raise their voices at a hearing hosted by Georgia’s Human Development and Public Health Sub-Committee led by Senator Renee Unterman.
December 1 marks the 27th annual World AIDS Day.
The 2015 theme, “The Time to Act is Now,” is encouraging people to commit to achieving an AIDS-free generation.