With a public health career spanning more than three decades, Scott Uhlich was named the recipient of the Spirit of Public Health Award.
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Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions a parent will make. But knowing where to look for child care, and more importantly, knowing how to evaluate the quality of care is not always easy.
Breastfeeding is one of the healthiest, most natural things a mother can do for her baby. But moms aren’t born knowing how to do it.
Gurleen Roberts has been named the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Coordinator for the North Central Health District (NCHD). This position was recently created to support the district’s efforts in pursuing public health accreditation.
Middle school students are especially vulnerable to trying—and becoming addicted to— tobacco.
This month, Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, joined other U.S. health officials in Taiwan as part of an international exchange program of health leaders.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) paused to celebrate the good work and good health of its employees. On May 21, the department celebrated its firstl Employee Recognition and Wellness Day.
Hundreds of West Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory at this year’s Mayfest.
Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal and leaders of several state agencies are calling for parents and caregivers of children to have heightened awareness this summer of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.
Members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a drug-free communities coalition in Fulton County, have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.