Thu., December 13, 2012 8:53am
Georgia Health Sciences Health System officials announced Wednesday that visitation has been restricted to friends and family over the age of 17. In a release, hospital officials cite a rise in flu cases among school-aged children as a reason behind the age restriction.
Sun., December 9, 2012 11:00am
A Chatham County hospital struck a deal with county officials to expand its emergency medical facility in exchange for lower bond payments.
Wed., December 5, 2012 11:00am
The Georgia Department of Public Health says the flu is hitting the state harder and earlier than in previous years. They say the early arrival of the H3N2 flu could mean a severe flu season.
Sun., December 2, 2012 11:00am
Authorities say personal information belonging to about 900 former ambulance patients has been stolen, and was copied by a former contract worker.
Thu., November 29, 2012 4:36pm
An initiative led by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter to plan a redesign of behavioral health services in Georgia is coming to a close.
Mon., November 26, 2012 1:00pm
Officials say the state nursing home in Milledgeville is set to close by the end of next year, sending 127 severely disabled patients to smaller community nursing facilities in the state.
Mon., November 26, 2012 6:35am
The state has launched a new website to help you find the best hospital, nursing home or other licensed health care facility. It uses geomapping technology
Mon., November 26, 2012 6:00am
Nearly a quarter of a million dollars in federal grant funding will help bring locally grown food to school cafeterias in Georgia.
Sat., November 17, 2012 12:00pm
Georgia health officials say they've reopened a public survey that aims to gather more information about Monroe County health issues that could be related to radon or uranium exposure.
Wed., October 31, 2012 10:32am
Georgia health officials have announced that 21 schools have gotten grants to help fight childhood obesity. Twelve schools got up to $5,000 to implement physical activity and nutrition plans, while nine others got $3,000 to develop plans. The money will also be used for training and technical assistance.