ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking public comment on the Georgia Fiscal Year 2021 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHBG). The purpose of this public hearing is to collect public comments on the work plan and deliverables of this grant.


A virtual public hearing will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

To join on your computer or mobile app:

Click here to join the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Virtual Public Hearing

Or call in (audio only)

+1 470-344-9228,,815145487#   United States, Atlanta

Phone Conference ID: 815 145 487#

If you do not have Microsoft Teams installed on your technical device, you can either call in or click the link and the software will automatically install on your device.

Comments may be presented during the public hearing or submitted in writing to Kathleen Robinson, Interims Principal Investigator, PHBG, Georgia Department of Public Health, 2 Peachtree St., N.W., 15th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303. Comments may also be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Written comments must be received by  5 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2021.



About the Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective. DPH’s main functions include Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Maternal and Child Health, Infectious Disease and Immunization, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Emergency Medical Services, Pharmacy, Nursing, Volunteer Health Care, the Office of Health Equity, Vital Records, and the State Public Health Laboratory. For more information about DPH, visit