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.
Officials from Bright from the Start, the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Organics are calling their recent 2013 Farm to Preschool Summit, held Sept.
Terrie Hall, the woman who lent her face and voice to a series of sobering anti-smoking ads, died of cancer Monday. She was 53.
Originally published on Feb. 11, 2013
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will seek public comment on the Georgia fiscal year 2012 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.
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.
Twelve-year-old Jonathan Gibson trained hard because he didn’t want to leave anything to chance.
A long-time educator and champion of emergency medical services (EMS) in Georgia earned national recognition for “a lifetime of dedication to the betterment of EMS.”
After 20 years as a police officer, Guy Wolfe had seen his share of tragic situations, including those inv
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.