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Protect Your Family by Getting Vaccinated Northwest Health District Urges Students and Parents...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and serves as a reminder that Northwest Georgians of all ages require timely vaccinations to protect their health. ...

Chattooga County store owner arrested for distributing marijuana

A Chattooga County store owner was arrested for selling illegal marijuana products by the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force.

Microblading to be regulated by Public Health effective July 1

Effective July 1, anyone performing eyebrow microblading, and facilities where the cosmetic procedure is performed, will be regulated under the rules of local county boards of health that the Georgia Department of Public Health uses to regulate body art studios and artists.  Previously, the procedure had been included in the prohibition of tattooing within one inch of the eye and considered a misdemeanor under the law. 

Microblading to be regulated by Public Health effective July 1

Effective July 1, anyone performing eyebrow microblading, and facilities where the cosmetic procedure is performed, will be regulated under the rules of local county boards of health that the Georgia Department of Public Health uses to regulate body art studios and artists.  Previously, the procedure had been included in the prohibition of tattooing within one inch of the eye and considered a misdemeanor under the law. 

Public health official urges precaution against insect-borne disease

The combination of warm weather, people getting outside to enjoy it, and rising insect populations brings potential for insect-borne diseases, also called vector-borne diseases. The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District offers these precautions, so residents can protect themselves, their families, neighbors, and pets.

Alabama Department of Public Health Issues Fish Consumption Advisory for Weiss Lake

The Alabama Department of Public Health recently issued its annual Fish Consumption Advisory report, which includes certain fish from Weiss Lake reservoir. The list includes...

Public Health and Trion High School respond to confirmed active TB case

Rome, GA:   The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District, the Chattooga County Health Department, and Trion High School officials are working together...

Un alumno de Trion High School dio positivo en una prueba de tuberculosis

Un alumno de Trion High School dio positivo en una prueba de tuberculosis, según el superintendente de las escuelas de la cuidas de Trion Phil Williams.

Welders Lend a Helping Torch

When the Chattooga CERT and Sheriff’s Office found themselves in need of of a boat trailer that could transport a few kayaks and a...

Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis

A Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis, according to Trion City Schools Superintendent Phil Williams. The school system is releasing two letters...