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DPH to Pursue National Accreditation

January 21, 2014

In a move that could change the landscape of public health in Georgia, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday the decision to seek formal, national accreditation.

Shining a Light on Diabetes

January 21, 2014

Nearly one in 10 Georgians lives with diabetes, and thousands more are at risk of developing the disease. While many need to learn how to live well with the disease, for others, it may be entirely preventable.

New Year, New Chances to Be Healthy

January 21, 2014

The beginning of a new year has many people hoping to make a fresh, healthy start. The Office of Worksite Wellness at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to help public health employees do just that.

50 Years of Fighting Tobacco

January 17, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report linking tobacco and lung cancer was published. Since then, the U.S. and Georgia have made tremendous progress in reducing the burden of tobacco on our communities.

DPH Awards Car Seat Mini Grants

January 13, 2014

Counties across Georgia have been named as recipients of child passenger safety mini grants for 2014 by the Office of Injury Prevention at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).

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