Chattooga County Health Department is doing its part to immunize Georgia students and parents...

When was the last time you checked to make sure your vaccinations were current? The Chattooga County Health Department wants to remind Georgians that...

cience Says: What makes something truly addictive

Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be...

Don’t let the flu catch up to you

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10, 2016 The holidays are almost here, and that means shopping, decorating and cooking.  Don’t let the flu bring...

Barbershop study trimmed black men’s hair and blood pressure

Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the...

Wayne Co Farmers Market Held on Fridays & Saturdays

The Wayne County Farmers Market, located at 533 North First Street in Jesup, is held on Fridays(2:00 pm - 7:00 pm) and Saturdays(10:00 am -...

Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a...

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one...

Camden on Georgia DPH’s County-by-County Zika List

The Georgia Department of Public Health recently updated their confirmed Zika cases on the state agency website. Since January of 2016, 114 cases of Zika...

Risk of Zika infection through sex may last only a month

Signs of Zika infection can be seen in semen for as long as nine months, but the risk of sexual transmission appears to end...

Georgia schools aim to warn students of the danger of vaping

The growing use of e-cigarettes among high school students has Georgia school officials and police warning staff and parents of the potential dangers.