President Barack Obama declares a national emergency on H1N1 that allows healthcare systems to quickly implement disaster plans, should they become overwhelmed.
Georgia residents have two new tools to help them access important information about 2009 H1N1 Influenza. The Georgia Department of Community Health recently launched a vaccine provider locator website and 2 toll-free telephone hotlines.
Georgia Public Health Association received $200,000 from Healthcare Georgia Foundation.
Pink newspaper. Pink ribbons. Pink ink. Pink yogurt lids, cell phones, vacuum cleaners, even pink cat food. Everywhere you look this month, there’s a plethora of pink.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and an excellent time to learn more about prevention, detection and treatment. This article provides several resources for breast cancer education.
Health Affairs, the leading health policy journal, recently published an article that examines how the public school systems in 43 U.S. cities handled the issue of school closures during the 1918-19 influenza pandemic that killed thousands of Americans.
Local health departments experienced significant layoffs during the first six months of 2009, just as agencies are gearing up for what may be their most intense flu season in recent history.
Public health education leaders are asking for your input as they develop continuing education opportunities for the public health workforce.
As the Georgia Division of Public Health became part of the Department of Community Health this year, key organizational changes occurred.
The State Board of Community Health met September 10th and approved several changes to the department’s budgets, as well as a 10% increase in premiums for the State Health Benefit Plan.