The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) North Georgia Health District recently held its inaugural State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) Biometric Screening at the Hall County Health Department in Gainesville, Georgia.
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During April, the annual recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), DPH is working to educate the public on how to proactively reduce instances of sexual violence.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joins the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners to recognize National Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month.
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18 – April 25, 2015, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring our little ones, and everyone around them, are
Getting ready to go swimming or working at the pool? Don’t leave home without the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Healthy Swimming app!
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
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.