Mon., April 14, 2014 2:40pm
About 70 percent of the overall budget for the Department of Public Health comes from federal grants. And that federal money has seen significant...
Tue., March 25, 2014 11:00am
A chasm exists in language learning. It involves the cumulative total of words that babies and toddlers hear — and even more importantly, the words...
Wed., December 18, 2013 11:10am
A report released Tuesday ranks Georgia at the bottom of states on protecting against infectious disease threats. But Georgia public health officials...
Fri., December 13, 2013 10:10am
Flu cases are ticking up in Georgia. Public health officials announced the first influenza-related deaths in Georgia this flu season—two adults in...
Wed., December 4, 2013 1:00pm
The nation’s rate of maternal mortality has been steadily rising, and nowhere is that increase more evident than in Georgia. Georgia has the highest...
Wed., November 27, 2013 4:14pm
Flu activity in Georgia is low right now. But after a spike in illnesses last year after Thanksgiving, state public health workers are on alert. They...
Fri., September 13, 2013 6:40am
Organizers of Georgia’s first-ever Farm to Preschool Summit Friday and Saturday hope to help educators bring local fruits and vegetables into the...
Mon., August 26, 2013 5:00am
Public health officials in Georgia are seeking public input on spending.
Thu., June 27, 2013 9:00am
Thursday is National HIV Testing Day. The state Department of Public Health is teaming up with its national partner, Greater than AIDS, and health...
Tue., June 11, 2013 12:00pm
Georgia health and emergency officials are using social media to educate the public about preparing for an emergency. The Georgia Department of...