Press Releases

Zika Precautions Urged for Georgia Travelers

January 29, 2016

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) cautions travelers, especially women who are pregnant, headed to countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti

DPH News Release - Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

December 3, 2015

ATLANTA – Gov. Nathan Deal has declared Dec. 7-11 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends older drivers and their families take time to talk about individual challenges and limitations.

Make a Plan to Quit Tobacco for Good

November 17, 2015

ATLANTA - Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death in Georgia, yet many Georgians still use tobacco, tobacco products or electronic nicotine devices. In support of the Great American Smokeout on Nov.

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