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What You Need To Know About Tuberculosis

September 2, 2014

The homeless population of Atlanta is currently battling a TB outbreak.

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

August 19, 2014

Protect yourself and your family by keeping up to date on your vaccinations!

Summer time means sunburn time. Bring out the SPF 70!

July 14, 2014

Personally, I am no stranger to the uncomfortable sensation of a sunburn. Blisters, peeling skin, baths in aloe. Having fair skin can be quite a challenge—especially in the South.

Addiction Treatment

May 19, 2014

If you are the victim of an addictive disease, there are several options to help you fight the battle.

Allergies On The Rise

April 23, 2014

Allergy season is here, and Georgians are feeling the effects.

Getting Mental Health Help

December 13, 2013

Find out how the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities can help you find mental health services.

Georgia SHAPE Month Celebrates Healthy, Active Living

September 5, 2013

It's finally September, which means it is Georgia SHAPE Month again! Events held throughout the month will celebrate being active and educating young people about wellness.

Immunization Awareness Month

July 31, 2013

July marked Immunization Awareness Month in Georgia. First Lady Sandra Deal and GOCF Executive Director Katie Jo Ballard spent the month touring hospitals and educating new parents about the importance of immunization in their children.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

State Health Benefit Plan's 2013 Wellness Plan

April 8, 2013

The State Health Benefit Plan’s Wellness Plan is one of the largest in the nation.