Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine suspended

The Georgia Department of Public Health has suspended all injections of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine following the lead of the CDD and FDA. A joint statement from those agencies regarding the suspension is…

DPH Increases COVID-19 Testing Across Georgia

Press Release: Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia APRIL 15, 2020 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the…

Nearly 200 Positive Coronavirus Cases in Georgia

Press Release: Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report Report For: 03/18/2020. To ensure that the numbers being provided through the COVID-19 data tool are the most current numbers available, the updates will be done…

Public Health Free HIV Testing

VALDOSTA— National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is recognized annually on February 7 as a way to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Department of Public Health Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day

ATLANTA, GA - Each year, public health officials recognize World TB Day on March 24 commemorating the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB) in 1882. World TB…