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Celebrating 20 Years of Immunize Georgia

September 12, 2013

On Thursday, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) marked the 20th anniversary of Immunize Georgia, an annual conference dedicated to promoting the life-saving practice of vaccination.

CDC App Guides Life-Saving Decisions

September 7, 2013

Originally published on August 12, 2013

The CDC Field Triage app connects emergency medical professionals with updated guidelines and information to help guide daily transport decisions for severely injured patients.

HIV Nurse Wins National Award

September 6, 2013

Michael “Mac” Coker, HIV nurse consultant for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), was named the HIV/AIDS Certified Nurse of the Year for 2013.

The Cost of Smoking in Georgia

September 6, 2013

Tammy Miller, an office manager at the Candler County Health Department, smoked her first cigarette as a teenager while working on a tobacco farm. She knows the nicotine urge that smokers feel throughout the workday.

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