Northwest Georgia Public Health News

  1. Dade County Schools adopts Tobacco-Free Schools policy

    January 2, 2018 - 

    Rome, GA: Dade County Schools has become the 123rd school district in Georgia to adopt the 100% Tobacco-Free Schools (TFS) policy, which makes schools in all ten counties comprising the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Northwest Health District – Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker – tobacco free.

  2. Georgia WIC Program Public Comment

    November 28, 2017 - 

    ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from Dec. 1 – Dec. 31, 2017. During this period, Georgians are invited to comment on the program’s successes and identify opportunities to improve WIC services.

  3. National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9, 2017

    November 28, 2017 - 

    Rome, GA: The holidays are almost here, and that means family gatherings and holiday parties where people can be in close proximity of each other. Don’t let the flu bring you down.

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