Sat., April 6, 2013 11:00am
The Georgia Department of Community Health is recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.
Mon., March 25, 2013 11:02am
Georgia health officials are hoping to improve care — and save money — by steering pregnant women and doctors away from some early deliveries. State officials are doing this by eliminating Medicaid payments for elective C-sections and induced deliveries before 39 weeks.
Fri., October 19, 2012 8:34am
The Georgia Department of Community Health has awarded a total of $1.1 million to 16 community organizations through the Georgia Access, Care, Treatment and Services Breast Cancer Grant Program. Officials say they're trying to improve breast cancer services for the state's uninsured population.
Fri., May 27, 2011 1:41pm
Emory Hospital has sent letters to nearly 700 people that may have been exposed to tuberculosis. Emory spokesman Lance Skelly says the hospital is alerting only patients that had contact with an infected employee over five months beginning last November.
Fri., December 10, 2010 9:24am
Health officials have announced a new program that will offer family planning services to women who previously didn't qualify for Medicaid. The program hopes to target Georgia's low birth weight rates.
Wed., September 8, 2010 1:06pm
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's plan to build a hospital in south Hall County.
Wed., August 25, 2010 3:45pm
The Georgia Department of Community Health has begun making restaurant health scores available online. The move comes as a growing number of states, like Alabama and Florida, are making the information available on the web
Mon., July 19, 2010 5:04pm
State officials say “immediate action” is being taken to ensure money that pays teachers and state employees for health insurance claims continues to flow. But that fund is fast evaporating.
Tue., October 13, 2009 3:47pm
Ten-year-old Summer Rockefeller from Columbia County died after a battle wi
Tue., September 8, 2009 4:27pm
To help combat the spread of the flu across the state, the Georgia Deptartm