Press Releases

Widespread Flu in Georgia

December 17, 2019

ATLANTA –  If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer. Flu is widespread throughout Georgia. 

DPH Confirms Additional Measles Cases in Cobb County

November 15, 2019

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed three additional cases of measles in Cobb County residents. At least two of the three individuals  are unvaccinated, and the vaccination history of the third is unclear.

DPH Confirms Measles Case in Cobb County

November 9, 2019

ATLANTA -The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed measles in an unvaccinated Cobb County resident. The individual may have exposed others between Oct. 31- Nov.

Legionella Outbreak Investigation Update

July 29, 2019

Atlanta -The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Fulton County Board of Health (FCBOH) are continuing their investigation into the Legionella outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.