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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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  • 2020 GPHA Conference – CANCELED

    2020 GPHA Conference – CANCELED

    Due to federal and state recommendations related to the COVID-19 outbreak, we must cancel our 2020 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference. Get information about registration and hotel refunds on our conference page.

  • Public Health Legislative Updates

    Public Health Legislative Updates

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

Conference Hotel Cancellation Information


Need to cancel your conference hotel? We have information about the cancellation process on our conference page.

We look forward to seeing you for our conference next year in 2021!

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News & Events

Legislative Update: Crossover Day, Session Suspended

Reacting to the growing coronavirus crisis, the Georgia General Assembly went into “suspension” for an undetermined amount of time after meeting very briefly Friday morning. The House and Senate completed crossover day on Thursday, passing dozens of bills that just beat the deadline to clear at least one house or be dead for the session. Many others did not pass.

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Georgia House and Senate to Suspend Monday Due to Coronavirus

The Georgia House and Senate have just announced they will be “in suspension” beginning Monday. Legislators have been told not to come to the Capitol Friday, but to go home. Staff are to work from home. The end of the suspension will be determined as the coronavirus crisis abates.

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GPHA Nutrition Section Recognized on RDN Day in Georgia

The GPHA Nutrition Section was privileged to receive a photo and recognition from Governor Brian Kemp on Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, Wednesday March 11th.

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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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