Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Acute Flaccid Myelitis - AFM

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition affecting the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. AFM causes weakness in the body’s muscles and reflexes.  

Reporting

All notifiable conditions should be reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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Contact DPH Epidemiology

For questions about disease surveillance contact public health.

Epidemiology Main Line:  (404) 657-2588

Fax:  (404) 657-2608

24/7 Reporting Line:  1-866-PUB-HLTH (+1 866-782-4584)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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