Before using a pool this summer, Georgians should evaluate their swimming ability and pool water quality. Taking swim lessons will improve safe swimming skills and prevent drowning or swallowing water.
DeKalb County Board of Health employee Kassie Bennett has joined a prestigious group of Georgians.
Cardiovascular disease accounts for more than 20,000 deaths each year in Georgia. Although higher than the national average, Georgia is making progress in the fight against heart disease.
Ready, Set. BABY! Georgia’s Coastal Health District is working to increase education around the benefits of breastfeeding.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) aren’t quite the departments they were just a few months ago.
Governor Nathan Deal presented the Governor’s Public Safety award for Outstanding Contribution to Profession to J. Patrick O’Neal, M.D., the director of health protection with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). Dr.
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Worksite Wellness Program has earned Bronze Level Accreditation from HealthLead™.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed one flu-related death in the state this year. The individual was an elderly adult. There have been nearly 200 hospitalizations due to the flu.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Colquitt County Regional Medical Center recently launched DPH’s Talk With Me Baby (TWMB) initiative which will be implemented in their hospital and early care centers.