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.…

GaDPH WIC to host farmer’s markets across district

VALDOSTA - The Lowndes County Health Department's WIC program will host the annual farmer's markets across the district this summer. Release: Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh and local produce. The Georgia Department…

DPH hosted a free hearing test event

VALDOSTA - The Georgia DPH's South Health District in partnership with Georgia Mobile Audiology and VSU hosted a free hearing test event. Release: The Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District in conjunction with…

GaDPH offers Breast Feeding Matters Series

VALDOSTA - The Georgia DPH's South Health District will be hosting a Breast Feeding Matter Series as part of the Baby LUV program. New mothers face many challenges as they learn to care for a…

Georgians encouraged to fuel the future with healthy…

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health recognizes National Nutrition Month with "Fuel for the Future" with healthy foods. Release: Whether it’s fueling your body with nutritious and delicious meals or ensuring that the…

GA DPH recognized by Divine 9

Photo left to right: Ronald Skrine Sr., President Valdosta Divine 9, NPHC and Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; Dr. William R. Grow, District Health Director South Health District; James Dean Jr., Treasurer Valdosta Divine…

DPH encourages heart health during February

VALDOSTA - Georgia Department of Public Health is encouraging residents to take steps to reduce the risk for heart disease. Release: February is Heart Month and public health wants to remind everyone to take care…

DPH holds HIV Prevention event honoring NBHAAD

VALDOSTA - The DPH will be hosting a HIV Prevention Program event to recognize National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day (NBHAAD). Release: February 7 is recognized nationwide as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This observance is…