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Call for Abstracts!

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.

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Call for Awards – Nominate a Public Health Hero

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.

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Silent Auction is Now Open!

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.

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Register for NALBOH Spring Symposium

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.

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September Tax Revenues Down in Georgia

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.

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jGPHA Call for Papers: COVID-19 and the State of Georgia

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.

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