Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell, under the direction of Governor Nathan Deal, is providing a new emergency preparedness initiative for customers obtaining a driver’s license or state identification card.
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The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) announced last week that free meals are available throughout the state for eligible children age 18 and under (and some eligible adults) as a part of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
The major outbreak of tuberculosis that has struck Atlanta homeless shelters this year actually began in 2009, a Georgia health official said Tuesday.
Public policies aimed at improving prenatal health care, nutrition, and education appear to be having a positive effect on the health of babies born to economically disadvantaged women in the United States.
Karen Neff, District 2 Public Health’s Adolescent Health and Youth Development Coordinator, was awarded the 2014 Preceptor of the Year Award from the University of Georgia’s College of Public Health.
STD and HIV prevention program managers, researchers, clinicians, public health employees, and advocates from across the country and around the globe are converging on Atlanta this week for the 2014 STD Prevention Conference.
With health outcomes in key target areas continuing to improve throughout the state, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health are rapidly expanding a program aimed at moving the entire organization from “Good to Great,” literally.
Tobacco is the leading cause of death in Georgia. It kills more than 11,500 people a year. No one is immune from the effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke—tobacco kills men, women, children and babies. Exposure to tobacco products causes cance
More than 100 attendees joined the Department of Public Health and other healthcare professionals to gain the knowledge and skills to protect their sight and have a lifetime of healthy vision.
ATLANTA – The Board of Public Health will hold its June meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
WHEN: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST, Tuesday, June 10, 2014