PHInsider: Department of Public Health

University of West Georgia Plants Community Garden

June 23, 2014

The University of West Georgia (UWG) has partnered with Tanner Health System’s “Get Healthy, Live Well” initiative to plant and maintain a community garden.  UWG joins several other groups in the area who are also planting these gardens.

'Good to Great' Rolls Out Statewide

June 16, 2014

In a statewide video conference last week, Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) shared her vision with staff statewide for the ‘Good to Great’ movement and culture change within the department.

Georgia 5-Star Hospital Recognition

June 16, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Georgia SHAPE are pleased to announce that seven Georgia hospitals have successfully completed the second level of training to become Baby-Friendly 5-STAR hospitals.