DEADLINE EXTENSION: All abstract submissions are now due January 18th, 2022. The Georgia Public Health Association has issued a Call for Abstracts for the 92nd Annual Meeting & Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association in Jekyll Island, GA, May 4-6, 2022.
The awards committee of the Georgia Public Health Association is now accepting nominations for GPHA annual awards, including the distinguished Sellers-McCroan Award, to be presented during our annual conference. The deadline for submission for all awards is Friday, January 28, 2022, 5:00pm.
UPDATE: The 2022 Health Professionals Workforce Development Workshop is going virtual. The registration fee has been decreased to $20 per person!
GPHA is hosting an online silent auction in conjunction with this year’s virtual GPHA Conference. Anyone can view the auction, but you must create an account on the auction site in order to bid on items. Funds raised from the auction will help fund GPHA initiatives including student scholarships for future GPHA conferences.
GPHA has a new address for all payments and correspondence.
Registration is now open for the first ever Spring Symposium of the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH). Virtual sessions will focus on policy, advocacy, board of health resources and messaging, and lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first session of the 2021-2022 term of the Georgia General Assembly was convened on January 11, 2021, amid COVID pandemic restrictions and new health requirements.
Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp has extended the Public Health State of Emergency and signed a new executive order that allows nurses and pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccine.
he State of Georgia’s September net tax collections decreased by $81.3 million, or -3.6 percent. However, net tax revenue collections for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 show a year-over-year increase of $365 million, or 6.3 percent.
Share your unique perspective and knowledge of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal GPHA. Editors are now accepting papers on a broad range of issues centered around the pandemic’s impact on population health in Georgia. The submission deadline is November 15, 2020.