Georgia Department of Public Health

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prevent disease, injury & disability

promote health & well-being

prepare for & respond to disasters

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Public Health Topics

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Flu

What you need to know

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Monkeypox (Mpox)

What you need to know

Get Twice the Protection

Search for the newly authorized bivalent COVID-19 booster and your annual flu vaccine for twice the protection this Fall.

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Health Professionals

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Disease Reporting

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Kathleen Toomey

Commissioner

Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., was appointed commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health by Governor Brian Kemp in March 2019. As commissioner, Dr. Toomey oversees 159 county health departments in 18 health districts, and various public health programs.

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Regs and Rule-Making

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