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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Health

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month: Join the Cause

May 18, 2017

Cystic fibrosis, a life-shortening lung and digestive system disease, affects thousands of Americans. And it has no cure. Learn more and see how you can help.

2017 Mental Health Day at the Capitol

January 26, 2017

Jan. 31 is Mental Health Day at the Capitol. Register now for educational sessions, a tour of the Capitol and the opportunity to meet with your Georgia state legislators.

2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Georgians

January 19, 2017

These upcoming events and resources in Georgia could help you stick to your new year’s resolutions.

Protect Yourself from the Zika Virus, Even During Winter Months

December 15, 2016

Planning to travel out of the country where the Zika virus has been reported? Take the proper travel precautions to protect yourself from getting the virus. 

Breast Cancer Screening & Prevention for Georgia Women

November 8, 2016

Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in women in Georgia. The Department of Public Health has a complete breast cancer program that offers screenings and prevention care to those who are underserved or uninsured. Don't let breast cancer affect you — get screened and learn more about the disease!

Back-To-School Cooties In Georgia

August 9, 2016

Your kids are back in school. Find out the kinds of germs, parasites and other cooties your family could be exposed to this year in Georgia and learn how to avoid them.

A Week to Honor Georgia’s Correctional Nurses

May 10, 2016

This week, from May 6 to May 12, we thank the registered nurses who work in Georgia's correctional facilities.

Avoid the Flu this Season [Infographic]

December 10, 2015

Brush up on your flu knowledge and learn how to stay healthy.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2015

This September, learn how you can support families battling childhood cancer.

Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities v. Council on Developmental Disabilities

August 25, 2015

Georgia has 2 agencies to help citizens find and receive the assistance they need for developmental disabilities and behavioral health issues.

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