The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is excited to congratulate Stephen Goggans, M.D., district health director; Joy Miller, MSPH, MSA, director of the Office of Epidemiology; and Tammy Burdeaux, RN, BSN, CRNI, district nursing and clinical di
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William R. Grow, M.D., South Health District director, won the Jules S. Terry Memorial Award at Georgia Public Health Association’s 86th annual conference last week.
Good intentions turned into tragedy when a Southwest Georgia resident using an online service adopted a dog that turned out to have rabies – and the person’s existing pets didn’t have up-to-date vaccinations, said Southwest Health District Environmenta
Today, Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., received the 2015 Sellers-McCroan Award, which honors a public health professional in Georgia whose work has had significant impact on epidemiology or laboratory ser
Brayleigh Richard is the topic of a globally read blog, center of attention for a growing number of Facebook followers and even a budding local hero.
The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and families are making plans for long, relaxing days by the pool.
More than 7,800 high school students in Houston County will hopefully be protected during the 2015 influenza season by getting the flu shot.
In Dorothy Law Nolte’s poem, Children Learn What They Live, she writes that if a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If a child lives with encouragement, he learns to be confident.
An old saying goes, “You should never look down on someone unless you are helping them up.”
Planning your next dream vacation or just a simple get-a-way to relax? You may want to check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) TravWell app to make sure you arrive to and from your destination without any health issues.