Cobb & Douglas Public Health hosts Chinese delegates to prevent infectious disease outbreaks

February 21, 2018

Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) hosted a 20-member delegation from the Jilin Department of Health and the Jilin Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Center in China at the Marietta Public Health Center. The discussion included best practices, guiding frameworks and trends impacting the monitoring, reporting and prevention of communicable diseases and infection disease outbreaks, such as Zika and Ebola.

DPH and GTA make ordering vital records easier

February 21, 2018

New technology is behind a partnership between the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA). DPH and GTA streamlined the document-submission process for ordering birth certificates, death certificates and certified vital records through a program called, Request Official Vital Event Records, or ROVER, simplifying the overall transaction for all customers.