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.
The Georgia Public Health Association 2018 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. The deadline to submit an abstract is Oct. 31, 2017.
The Georgia House Rural Development Council met on September 6-7 in Metter, GA for a conference focusing on rural healthcare. There is a video from the conference that is available to the public and may be of interest to GPHA members.
Due to Hurricane Irma, State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12, for all employees except essential personnel.
Gary Nelson of Healthcare Georgia Foundation was a guest on the GPB radio show “On Second Thought” with Celeste Headlee Wednesday, August 2 at 9 a.m. Nelson discussed rural health care access and the Two Georgias initiative.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of the Georgia Department of Public Health, will soon serve on the national stage. The Trump administration has appointed Fitzgerald to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Looking for continuing education credits? Here are links to some free available nursing CE hours!
In its June meeting, the Georgia Department of Public Health recognized several public health groups for their leadership and service, including the Epidemiology Section, Vital Records Department, and the Cobb/Douglas public health district.