A report released Tuesday ranks Georgia at the bottom of states on protecting against infectious disease threats. But Georgia public health officials, responding to the report, said Tuesday that some of the indicators are misleading or erroneous. And they said the authors of the report did not contact the state Department of Public Health to verify their findings.
Children in several Georgia counties will be getting free flu vaccinations at school. It’s the first time the state has offered the program to counties. The program’s intent is to keep kids healthy and in school.