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Public Health Reaches Hundreds at Augusta Expo

October 4, 2013

Hundreds of people lined the sidewalks in downtown Augusta before 9 a.m. on Sept. 21, all waiting for their chance to get free health screenings, fitness tips and cooking demonstrations from local health experts.

FDA to Regulate Some Health Apps

September 27, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin regulating some of the thousands of mobile health apps produced for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

DPH Communications Projects Receive Six National Awards

September 26, 2013

At a national conference Tuesday in Chicago, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received six awards from the CDC's National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC)—two gold, one silver and three bronze Awards of Excellence – recognizing

Vaccine Champions Honored at Immunize Georgia

September 23, 2013

Whether it's influenza, whopping cough, human papillomavirus or meningitis, public health officials agree that immunization is the safest, most effective way to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.