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HHS joins others to combat flu and other health threats with new medicines

A new partnership looks to forge new ways to fight the flu and other health threats.

Walker County: Public Advisory BOIL WATER NOTICE

A  routine inspection of the Walker County Water Treatment plant resulted in a positive E. coli sample from one of the wells. There have...

Kaiser rated top private health plan in Georgia

Kaiser rated the top commercial health plan in Georgia.

GA woman pretending to be a dentist for 7 years

A woman is charged with pretending to be a dentist for 7 years after multiple complaints filed.

Elective abortions still covered under ACA health plans in most states, not Georgia

Elective abortion mandate funded via taxpayers still in ACA, state law in Georgia does not allow state taxes of the procedure.

CDC launches the nation’s first vision and eye health surveillance system

CDC has developed the nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System

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...

Sub-organization of CDC launches new framework to tackle opioid crisis in the workplace

Opioid use and misuse in the workplace are a definite part of America’s opioid crisis – and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a new plan to fight it.

CDC: Measles reported in 21 states and D.C.

From January 1 to July 14, 2018, 107 people from 21 states (Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada,...

CMS acts to help Georgia with Hurricane Michael emergency response, waivers to take effect

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the agency has acted to support Georgia in response to Hurricane Michael.