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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Children

Applying for Child Care Assistance

August 13, 2012

To ensure that children around the state are well taken care of, the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program offers low-income families subsidies to pay for quality child care. CAPS covers costs for children 12 and younger; it also assists parents with special needs children up to age 17.

More School Nurses On Hand This Year

August 8, 2012

Starting this year, students will see more school nurses in their front office clinics. Under new legislation, public schools must now supply at least one nurse for every 750 elementary school students and one for every 1,500 middle and high school students.

Summer Safety for Kids

July 6, 2012

With temperatures hovering in triple digits, learn some tips to help you keep your children safe this summer.

Confronting Childhood Obesity

June 12, 2012

Fight childhood obesity with Georgia SHAPE from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Earning Junior Ranger and Gopher Badges

May 22, 2012

This summer, your child can head outdoors to earn their Junior Ranger and Gopher badges.

Signing Up for Text4Baby

March 19, 2012

Need advice on how to care for your new baby? Take advantage of Text4baby, a text-based service offered by the Georgia Department of Public Health.