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Category: District News Release
March 07, 2017 11:06 AM
According to a recent analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Georgia is among eight states whose infection rate dropped significantly during the six-year period.
January 10, 2017 3:24 PM
December 12, 2016 10:08 AM
DPH is urging caution about the use and exposure of children and youth to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes. The U.S. Surgeon General issued a report this week on the dangers of electronic nicotine delivery systems saying “nicotine-containing products are unsafe for youth.”
September 08, 2016 11:40 AM
Do you know a great community organizer who is ready to Speak Out to end the silence & stigma around HIV? Greater Than AIDS and the Georgia Department of Public Health are hosting a new Speak Out workshop in Atlanta, Georgia, November 17-20. This is an exciting opportunity for young leaders in the state who […]
September 06, 2016 12:23 PM
Now that Tropical Storm Hermine has moved through the state, DPH is reminding Georgians that any standing water creates a prime habitat for mosquitoes to lay their eggs. Tip ‘n Toss after the storm to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent the spread of Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illness.
September 02, 2016 9:04 AM
Historic floods are striking Louisiana, hurricane activity is developing in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast areas, and Zika virus is a growing concern in virtually every community in America. Whether they are watching the news or looking out the front door, Georgians don’t have to go far to see the potential for rapidly forming disasters. Which is what makes September, National Preparedness Month, all the more significant this year.