Flu Vaccination: The Best Protection Against the Flu

DPH is urging Georgians to get vaccinated against the flu right now.

Treat Yourself to a Safe, Happy Halloween

As the spooky season kicks into high gear this weekend, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends the following tips to help ensure everyone has a safe, fun time while making the rounds at fall festivals, trunk-or-treats, parties, and the traditional door-to-door hunt for goodies.

Widespread Flu Activity in Georgia

If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer.  Flu activity is already widespread in Georgia – earlier than we’ve seen in recent years.

New Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters Offer Enhanced Protection

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will begin offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster this week, as shipments of the vaccine arrive in the state.

Monkeypox Vaccination Offered at Atlanta Black Pride Events

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and metro Atlanta health districts are offering monkeypox vaccinations at various locations and times during Atlanta Black Pride.

Centralized Scheduling Tool for Monkeypox Vaccine Now Available on DPH Website

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has launched an online, centralized scheduling tool and helpline to locate and make appointments for monkeypox vaccine.

Monkeypox Transmission in Public Settings

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) continues to closely monitor the current outbreak of monkeypox in the state. As of today, there are 625 confirmed monkeypox cases in Georgia.

DPH Debuts Kiosks for COVID-19 PCR Testing

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is offering COVID-19 PCR testing at kiosks placed in communities across Georgia.

Monkeypox Vaccine Availability in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has begun receiving limited doses of monkeypox vaccine.

Georgia DPH Seeks Public Input on the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking public comment on the Georgia Fiscal Year 2022 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.