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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.

Georgia WIC Program Annual Comment Period

September 28, 2015

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual comment period from September – December, 2015.

High Temperatures in Georgia Raise Health Concerns

June 23, 2015

ATLANTA – With temperatures expected to be in the mid 90’s throughout the state for the next several days, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to avoid prolonged exposure to the heat and sun and to limit s