The House passes the FYA 2019 budget which now goes to the senate, and we begin following two bills related to obesity management, as well as a bill that would make it illegal to smoke inside a car if a child under age 13 is present.
Arrive early for our 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference, and learn even more! We are offering two pre-conference workshops on Monday, May 6. The workshops are only available to conference attendees, and are limited to 60 seats each.
Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) is celebrating ninety years of existence this year. Each month we’ll share a “GPHA 90 Years of Milestone Moments,” telling the story of us. Read on for our first Milestone Moment from GPHA Member Christy Sims.
It’s GPHA’s 90th birthday this year! Our first newsletter of 2019 introduces our new anniversary logo, and features our first Milestone Moment. Also, get updates on our upcoming Annual Meeting & Conference, as well as several APHA events of interest to our membership.
The American Public Health Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo will be held in Philadelphia on November 2-6, 2019. Individuals are encouraged to submit abstracts to be presenters at the conference. Abstracts are due February 19-23.
In the second week of the 2019 GA Legislative Session, much of the focus was on the $27.5 billion budget request submitted by Governor Brian Kemp. While the General Assembly was in recess, House and Senate Appropriations Committees met in a joint session to hear from the Governor and other key leaders.
The American Public Health Association’s Billion Steps Challenge is on! All affiliates are invited and encouraged to help APHA meet its goal of walking 1 billion collective steps by National Public Health Week this April.
GPHA is pleased to announce the names of two speakers for the upcoming Annual Meeting and Conference, May 7-9 in Atlanta.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is asking for input from affiliate chapters in promoting National Public Health Week activities in local communities and on social media. There will be a webinar on Tuesday, January 29 from 2-3 p.m. with APHA staff and leaders of affiliates and student groups.
The 2019 Georgia Legislative Session has officially convened, and our legislative liaison Scott Maxwell has issued his first legislative report of the new year. The report includes information on Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget, which calls for a 2% raise for state employees and a $3,000 raise for public school teachers.