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The Georgia Public Health Association is a non-profit corporation and is organized for the purpose of promoting the public and personal health of the citizens of Georgia. Learn More
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  • Updates on the COVID-19 Response in Georgia

    Updates on the COVID-19 Response in Georgia

    Get updates from Governor Brian Kemp and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey as Georgia confronts the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn More

  • Public Health Legislative Updates

    Public Health Legislative Updates

    Read weekly updates on the 2020 legislative session on our Health Policy page.

COVID-19 Resources from APHA


The American Public Health Association is urging the public health community to share science-based information with the public and is speaking out for outbreak response funding and support.

You can access COVID-19 materials, resources, webinars and more on the APHA website.

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The Georgia Public Health Association is the largest group of public health professionals in the Southeast.

Becoming a GPHA member gives you access to a network of more than 1,000 other public health professionals, and opportunities for continuing education, recognition and awards, scholarships and much more.

GPHA memberships also make great gifts! Give the gift of membership today!

What is GPHA?

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News & Events

Legislative Update: Unemployment, School Year Planning, Budget

In the legislative update for the week ending on May 22nd, get information about COVID-19 and children, unemployment, school year planning and more.

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Legislative Update: Reconvening the General Assembly

House Speaker David Ralston shares plans for reconvening the Georgia General Assembly, and we look at how much money some of our largest state agencies will have to cut in order to meet the current directive to slice 14% from the budget.

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Legislative Update: COVID-19 Testing for All

In this week’s legislative update, get information about COVID-19 testing in Georgia as well as the latest conversations at the state capitol about the budget and Georgia’s economy.

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Health Policy

GPHA takes an active role in health policy in the state of Georgia. Each year we set legislative priorities, and work with a legislative liaison to advocate for public health policies.

On our health policy page you can learn more about our current legislative priorities, and read weekly updates from the legislative session.

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Journal jGPHA

The Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association is a peer reviewed publication addressing issues within the fields of public health, community health, and health education and promotion, particularly focusing on work conducted in and/or specifically relevant to Georgia.

Visit our jGPHA page to explore the current issue, view the archive, or learn about upcoming opportunities to for article submission and peer review.

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