Reporters are invited to attend and interview featured speakers at the 88th Annual GPHA Meeting and Conference: Faces of Public Health, People, Providers, Professionals, and Partners. Featured speakers will discuss everything from emerging infectious diseases to how the state and federal budgets will impact rural hospitals and public health programs.
You have questions – our panelists have answers! We want your input during the conference closing plenary roundtable next week. We have a top-notch group of roundtable participants discussing public health education and training, and we’d like them to answer your questions.
As the end of the legislative session nears, we have an update on bills that are still making their way through the legislative process in Georgia’s General Assembly. The report also includes an update on the race to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the 6th Congressional
The big news from this week at the legislature was passage of the Senate version of the FY 18 budget. Unsurprisingly, the Senate did not agree with the House on every line item and a conference committee has been created to negotiate the differences.
The General Assembly has worked through 31 Legislative Days, leaving only nine to go. Our legislative report includes updates on public health bills still in contention, as well as a list of those which are no longer being considered.
Friday was Crossover Day for the GA General Assembly, and our latest legislative report includes information on bills of interest to public health. This includes SB 29, which would expand testing requirements for lead contamination in water at some schools and day care centers.
The Council of Affiliates (CoA) is sponsoring an affiliate poster session and two student poster sessions for the upcoming APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta, GA (November 4-8, 2017). The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is April 30.
The General Assembly has moved into high gear as “Crossover Day” approaches next Friday. Our latest legislative report includes some of the highlights from the week just completed.
The 88th Annual GPHA Meeting and Conference will begin in just over 6 weeks, and now you can get a sneak peek at the conference schedule and workshop offerings.
Friday, February 17 was the halfway mark of the 2017 Georgia General Assembly session. Gov. Nathan Deal signed the FY 17 Amended budget this past week, and The House of Representatives passed the FY 18 appropriations bill Friday morning and sent it over to the Senate for consideration.