ATLANTA – Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, officially opened the new location of two of the agency’s state offices.
Atlanta – Georgia is leading the country with above average early childhood vaccinations with 75.6 percent of children 19-35 months old protected, compared to national averages of 72.2 percent for the 7-vaccine series.
Atlanta – HIV infections in Georgia dropped 6 percent each year from 2008 to 2014.
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving complaints from residents of Georgia and residents of other states about suspicious phone calls. Many of the calls appear to come from a Georgia DPH phone number.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Injury Prevention Program is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Child Passenger Safety Mini Grant.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming the first flu-related death in the state this year. The individual was an elderly adult.
ATLANTA – The Board of Public Health will hold its January meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
ATLANTA - Tobacco use is the No. 1 preventable cause of death in Georgia, yet many Georgians still use tobacco, tobacco products or electronic nicotine devices.
ATLANTA – Shifting winds are pushing smoke from several fires burning in North Georgia and parts of Tennessee into the state, including the metro Atlanta area.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming the first sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Georgia.