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Blood Type Option on Georgia Driver's License, State ID

June 16, 2014

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.


June 9, 2014

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.

STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta

June 9, 2014

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.

Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Satellite Media Tour

June 9, 2014

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

Board of Public Health June Meeting

June 6, 2014

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