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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Registry

The Alzheimer's Association estimates there are currently more than 130,000 Georgians living with Alzheimer's disease and that by 2025 that number will grow to 160,000. The impact on Georgians is staggering - physically, emotionally and financially.

Babies Can't Wait Program Gives Children with Autism a Voice

One in 68 children has a diagnosis of autism nationally, with a Georgia rate of 1 in 64. This week, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and its partners will stand together in honor of the 8th Annual World Autism Day on April 2.


Preparing for Severe Spring Weather in Georgia

It was not long ago when Georgians' top weather concern ice, snow and cold temperatures. As temperatures continue to rise in Georgia, Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) emergency preparedness leaders are gearing up for the traditional springtime weather threats.

Commissioner's Message

On behalf of more than 6,000 dedicated public health practitioners throughout the State of Georgia, I welcome you to our new site. And I hope you will join us in our important mission: We Protect Lives


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