DPH, ABAC to host health care, resources summit…

TIFTON - The Georgia Department of Public Health and ABAC will host the second annual Health Equity Summit. Release: For the second year in a row, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District…

Georgia DPH confirms case of measles

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health confirms a case of the measles in an unvaccinated resident of the metro Atlanta Area. Release: The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed a case…

Extreme heat raises health concerns in Georgia

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health urges Georgians to stay cool, hydrated, and informed during the recent high temperatures. Release: With temperatures expected to be in the high 90’s throughout the state for…

Georgia experiencing an uptick in COVID cases

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting an uptick in new COVID cases and hospitalizations. Release: While the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeing an uptick in new COVID cases…

Lowndes pools test positive for West Nile Virus

LOWNDES CO. - Two pools in Lowndes County have tested positive for West Nile Virus prompting residents to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses. Release: Two mosquito pools in Lowndes County have tested positive for West Nile Virus…

Georgia DPH District Health Director retiring

Photo: Current District Health Director Dr. William Grow (center) was presented with a plaque thanking him for his service. He is pictured with Deputy District Health Dwain Butler (left) and incoming District Health Director Dr.…