Department of Public Health preps for potential Georgia coronavirus outbreak

STAFF REPORT ::: The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is working closely with state partners and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prepare for a potential outbreak of the coronavirus identified as COVID-19 in the United States, including Georgia. The goal is to quickly identify cases of COVID-19 and take the appropriate […]

Flu widespread in Georgia: Department of Public Health

STAFF REPORT ::: The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the flu is widespread throughout the state, with more than 200 hospitalizations and two flu-related deaths confirmed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention further estimates that there have been at least 2.6 million flu-related illnesses and 1,300 deaths from flu nationwide. Both […]