Despite rough weather and icy roads, the General Assembly was able to log in the two previously scheduled legislative days last week by incorporating a late start and shifting around some planned budget hearings and committee meetings.
Read our first legislative report for the 2018 Georgia General Assembly session, including a list of public health bills to watch this year.
GPHA members and colleagues are invited to submit an abstract (oral or poster) for the annual meeting of the Arkansas Public Health Association. The submission deadline is January 26, 2018.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced the release of the report from the Commission on Children’s Mental Health, a commission created via executive order in June to provide recommendations for improving state mental health services for children. The report offers eight recommendations that focus on critical areas of behavioral health needs.
Are you a state or local health department official or tribal health authority interested in climate and/or environmental health? If so, let your voice be heard! You are invited to participate in one of several national focus group discussions.
Dr. Colin K. Smith was invited to participate in a round-table discussion during the recent 2017 APHA Conference. Dr. Smith discussed GPHA’s recent member recruitment/retention successes, as membership has soared from 450 members to 1600 + in just three years.
The December 15th deadline to sign up for health insurance is coming quickly. Insure GA has trained and certified experts to help individuals navigate their insurance options – check out their events list to see when and where you can get in-person assistance in your county.
Organizers are now accepting proposals for breakout sessions for the 2018 Georgia Walks Summit. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday December 8th.
Insure Georgia has trained and certified experts to help Georgians select health care coverage, providing FREE, unbiased guidance on health insurance options available through the Marketplace, Medicaid, and our Children’s Health Program (CHIP).
Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award honors extraordinary individuals or organizations who are committed to improving the quality of health and healthcare of those they serve. Considering nominating someone for this award – the nomination deadline is Nov. 10, 2017.