Northwest Georgia Public Health News

    1. District Health Director Odama urges preventive measures against spread of flu

      February 1, 2018 - 

      Together, we can protect and prevent diseases such as influenza. Our health departments in NW Georgia will continue to administer the flu shots to anyone who needs it, to ensure that we protect our fellow citizens from diseases and harm.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

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