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Facts About The Ebola Outbreak

October 23, 2014

There are a few things about Ebola you need to know.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 6, 2014

Learn more about what Georgia is doing for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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.

Radon Mitigation in Georgia

June 16, 2014

Find out if your home is exposed to radon.

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.

Amber Alert Technology Helps Bring Children Home

January 10, 2013

Amber Alerts have proven to play an important and effective part in returning abducted children safely to their families.

Understanding Mental Illness

December 27, 2012

Following the tragedies in Newtown, Conn. and Webster, N.Y., there has been an increase in discussion of mental health and illness.

Responding to the Newtown Tragedy

December 17, 2012

Georgians grieve with and pray for the families and friends of those affected by Friday's senseless tragedy. Schools across the state have taken various approaches to assess and step up their safety and security.

Preventing & Responding to Sexual Violence

September 27, 2012

A partnership between the Governor’s Office for Children and Families, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, the 2012 Georgia Symposium on Sexual Violence aims to educate Georgians about the best methods of prevention for and response to a widely unreported crime.