Georgia DPH Recommends Flu Shots To Prevent A 'Twindemic'Governor Brian Kemp gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference on October 7, 2020. He was joined by Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey.
CDC Director: Younger Americans Also Need To Wear MasksA top US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official made another plea Tuesday for Americans -- especially younger ones -- to wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus as case numbers surge across much of the country.
Blowing In The Wind: More Saharan DustAnother round of Saharan dust is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico later this week. The haze will blanket the Caribbean and Southern states once again, bringing poor air quality as well as the potential for remarkable sunrises and sunsets.
Georgia DPH Warns: Potential Health Problems Due To Saharan Dust CloudGeorgia Department of Public Health warned this weekend about potential health problems related to the Saharan dust cloud over the Southeast.
Georgia DPH Asks Residents To ‘Answer the Call’ In New Contact Tracing VideoThe Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out.
Georgia Questioned Over COVID-19 Data TransparencyGeorgia, one of the first states to announce the reopening of businesses and public spaces amid the health crisis, has come under scrutiny for their reporting on COVID-19 cases.
Georgia Department Of Public Health Adds Staff, Expands Contact Tracing For COVID-19Georgia Department of Public Health adds staff, expands contact tracing for COVID-19.
GEMA/HS, DPH Distribute Largest PPE Shipment To DateGeorgia emergency management agency/homeland security and department in public health distributed largest PPE shipment to date.
Georgia Dept. Of Public Health Partners With CDC On COVID-19Georgia Department of public health partners with CDC on COVID-19 antibody testing survey.