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 […]

Mumps case confirmed at Spalding County school

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Health Department on Thursday received confirmation that a Beaverbrook Elementary School student has been diagnosed with the mumps. Health Department officials then took necessary steps to inform the Griffin-Spalding County School System so that parents can be notified. Parents of Beaverbrook Elementary School students will receive a letter […]