Georgia Department of Public Health

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prevent disease, injury & disability

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Get Twice the Protection

Search for the newly authorized bivalent COVID-19 booster and your annual flu vaccine for twice the protection in the new year.

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Disease Reporting

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Career Opportunities

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Kathleen Toomey


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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