Northwest Georgia Public Health News

  1. Two West Nile cases, one death confirmed in Northwest Georgia

    September 1, 2017 - 

    Rome, GA: Public health officials have confirmed two cases of West Nile virus (WNV), including one West Nile-related death, in Northwest Georgia and are urging the public to take precautions to prevent the mosquito-borne disease.

  2. Are your immunizations current?

    July 31, 2017 - 

    Rome, GA: When was the last time you checked to make sure your vaccinations were current? The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District wants to remind Georgians that August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM).

  3. Public Health on high alert for Zika as mosquito season arrives.

    May 30, 2017 - 

    Public health officials in Northwest Georgia are ramping up their prevention efforts and urging area residents to help control local mosquito populations by tipping or tossing away any containers in their yards that can hold water, thereby eliminating potential breeding areas.

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