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‘Tis the Season to Respond

December 12, 2013

Georgia saw a new wave of enthusiasm and a new way of thinking about volunteering this year with the creation of Georgia Responds, the organization representing the state’s health and medical volunteer programs (

Board of Public Health December Meeting

December 6, 2013

ATLANTA – The Board of Public Health will hold its December meeting for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The meeting will be held via conference call.

Southeast District Celebrates 20 Years of Telehealth

December 5, 2013

It was November 1993. The No. 1 song in the U.S. was "I would do anything for love (But I won't do that)," by Meatloaf. The movies playing at the local theater included "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Three Musketeers." Bill Clinton was the president.

One 5K at a Time

December 5, 2013

Editor’s note: Michael Rogers, an operations analyst in the Office of Health Indicators and Planning at the Georgia Department of Public Health, wanted to start living a healthier lifestyle.