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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Health officials urge food safety awareness http://www.daily-tribune.com Sep 7, 2014 Environmental Health,Food Safety GA
Get Vaccinated, Cobb Health Officials Say Marietta Patch May 28, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations GA
Americans Blame Parents for Obese Kids National Association of Convenience Stores Jan 23, 2012 Chronic Disease GA
Georgia hospital under attack for anti-obesity ads featuring child actors Times Free Press Jan 22, 2012 Chronic Disease GA
Layoffs, Furloughs Hit Whitfield Health Dept. The Dalton Daily Citizen Nov 2, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Finding Extended Family Morgan County Citizen Online Sep 9, 2011 Chronic Disease GA
Health Department Closed Today Through Monday WLTZ Sep 2, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
County Health Department Switching to 4-Day Work Week The Post-Searchlight Aug 23, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
As Need for Health Department Rises, Funding Goes Down Dalton Daily Citizen Aug 22, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Editorial: Ounce of Prevention Rome News-Tribune Aug 11, 2011 Chronic Disease GA
Health Departments to Close August 12 Due to Furlough WRBL News 3 Aug 11, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
HIV Aid Pipeline Clogged by State Atlanta Journal Constitution Aug 7, 2011 General Interest GA
County Passes Budget, Millage The Dahlonega Nugget Jul 27, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
State Budget Woes Make Rabid Animal Calls Hard The Times-Herald Jul 25, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Budget Cuts Impact County Department Funding WALB 10 Jul 20, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Board of Health Concerned about Dwindling Funds The Times-Herald Jul 20, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Murray County Health Clinic Announces Closings for Georgia Furlough Days WDEF 12 Jul 19, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Thomas County Health Department Tightens Its Belt WSWG TV Jun 15, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Thomas County Health Department Changes Hours Fox 31 Online Jun 14, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Whitfield Health Department OK Financially for Now The Dalton Daily Citizen Jun 3, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Budget Cuts Threaten Public Health Programs The Macon County Times Jun 2, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Furlough Day for Health Dept. Employees WALB News 10 May 25, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Healthy Living: Community Health Works Fox 24 News Central May 25, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Foreclosed Homes Put Bite on Mosquito Control Budget WJBF News Channel 6 May 24, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
Ga. Health Department Closed Friday Due to Budget Cuts, Closed Monday to Observe Memorial Day WRBL May 19, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
There’s a National Shortage in Primary Care Doctors, But in Northwest Georgia the Gap is Particularly Large The Dalton Daily Citizen Apr 18, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Illnesses spotlight vaccines’ importance The Moultrie Observer Apr 18, 2011 Immunization GA
City Won’t Regularly Spray for Mosquitoes This Year The Augusta Chronicle Apr 14, 2011 General Interest GA
Bryan County Is the Area’s Healthiest Savannah Morning News Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Whitfield County Ranks High in Health Despite Some Bad Habits The Dalton Daily Citizen Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Whitfield, Murray Examine Health Disparities Examined Times Free Press Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
County Health Rankings Provide Glimpse in Changes From Last Year The Daily Tribune News Apr 10, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Chatham Less Healthy Than Its Neighbors Savannah Morning News Apr 10, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Carter: Let's build a healthy county The Covington News Apr 9, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Walton Fares Well in Health Survey The Walton Tribune Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Fayette County Named Healthiest in Georgia Neighbor Newspapers Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
How Healthy Are We Charlton County Herald Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Coalition Works for Healthier Colquitt County The Moultrie Observer Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Fayette County Again Tops in Ga. Health The Citizen Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
County Health Rankings: Carroll is No. 38 in Georgia Times-Georgian Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Dismal Health Numbers in Southwest Georgia Fox 31 Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Newton Lags in County Health Rankings Cov News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Reports Highlight Georgia Health Divide Georgia Public Radio Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
How Healthy Is Your County CBS Atlanta Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Tift County Health Ranking WALB News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Report Ranks Ga. Counties By Health Rockmart Journal/Cedartown Standard Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Report: Cherokee Among Healthiest Counties Cherokee Tribune Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Study: Metro Counties Among State’s Healthiest Atlanta Journal-Constitution Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings GA
Regional health officials warn of measles risk Times Free Press Mar 19, 2011 Immunization GA
County Finance Director: Budget Could be Even Tighter Next Year The Daily Citizen Feb 16, 2011 Budget Cuts GA
County Ranked 74th in Health Study The Haralson Gateway-Beacon Jan 20, 2011 General Interest GA
Study Shows Area’s Health Needs Work Times-Georgian Jan 10, 2011 General Interest GA
Department Heads Make Case The Daily Citizen Dec 21, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Whitfield Panel Asked to Rethink Cuts to Budget Chattanooga Times Free Press Dec 21, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Partner Up! for Public Health Ranks Georgia Counties The Gwinnett Gazette Dec 16, 2010 County Health Rankings GA
OPINION: Saving a life, or saving money Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dec 16, 2010 General Interest,Immunization GA
OPINION: Investing in Food Safety Saves Lives The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dec 8, 2010 General Interest GA
Running on Empty: Whitfield County Budget Crisis Could Result in Layoffs, Service Cuts The Dalton Daily Citizen Dec 6, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Outbreaks Signal another Flu Season, CDC Says HealthDay News Dec 3, 2010 General Interest,Immunization GA
Whitfield Budget Deficit Could Cause Cuts, Layoffs WRCB Nov 29, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
County Wants to Cut $6M from 2011 Budget Cherokee Tribune Nov 19, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Columbia County Commission to Consider Raising Inspection Fees The Columbia County News-Times Nov 15, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Clayton Board of Health Gets Grant to Tackle Teen Pregnancy The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Nov 12, 2010 Good News GA
PRESS RELEASE: Calhoun Co. Health Dept. Has Drive-Through Flu Shots Nov. 17 WALB News 10 Nov 10, 2010 General Interest GA
PRESS RELEASE: Quitman County Health Department Added to Furlough List WLTZ - NBC 38 Nov 9, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Health Department Opens Shot Clinic at Albany Mall WALB News 10 Nov 8, 2010 Immunization GA
Short Memory for West Nile Virus The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Nov 4, 2010 General Interest GA
Chatham County Drive-Through Flu Clinic WSAV TV Nov 3, 2010 General Interest GA
Floyd County Public Health to Offer Free Flu Shots to Area Schools Rome News-Tribune Nov 3, 2010 General Interest,Good News GA
Centering Pregnancy Celebrates 1st Anniversary Albany Herald Oct 31, 2010 Good News GA
PRESS RELEASE: Health Department Closed This Friday Due to Budget Cuts WLTZ - NBC 38 Oct 5, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Prevention Programs Deliver Return on Investment in Georgia Public Health The Gwinnett Gazette Oct 2, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
OPINION: Skelton: Family Planning Is Suffering Savannah Morning News Oct 1, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
State Funding Cut for Babies Born Healthy WALB Sep 24, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Columbia County Will Close Clinic The Columbia County News-Times Sep 7, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Funding Health The Columbia County News-Times Aug 15, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
OPINION: Could Budget Cuts Shorten Your Life The Blackshear Times Aug 4, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest GA
Low Pay, High Turnover, Lost Positions Hinder Georgia’s Public Health System The Gwinnett Gazette Aug 2, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest GA
Floyd County Environmental Health Struggles under Further Budget Cuts Rome Newswire Jul 31, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
MAPP Pushes Forward with Next Phase Effingham Herald Jul 29, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News GA
MAPP Project Set to Enter Next Stage Savannah Morning News Jul 28, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News GA
Health Officials Praise Text Program for Expectant Moms Times-Georgian Jun 29, 2010 General Interest GA
Health Department Sites Get Another Reprieve Lagrange Daily News Jun 25, 2010 Good News GA
'Prevent, Promote, Protect': More to Offer at Health Department than Most People Might Know The Tifton Gazette Jun 24, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest GA
Health Dept. Workers Forced to Take 10 Days without Pay WTVM News Leader 9 Jun 23, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
DeKalb Looks for Court, Rec Center Funding The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jun 17, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
School Nurse Program Likely to Last Another Year The Dalton Daily Citizen Jun 4, 2010 Good News GA
Groundbreaking for Health Department Thursday The Newnan Times-Herald Jun 1, 2010 Good News GA
Accounting Error of $1.2 Million Forces Budget Adjustment Albany Herald May 25, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Aiken County Budget OK'd on First Reading The Augusta Chronicle May 19, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Carroll County Health Board Approves Budget Times-Georgian May 18, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News GA
SCCPSS: Teenage Pregnancy Program on Chopping Block WSAV TV May 12, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Help Available for Pregnant Teens The Brunswick News Apr 30, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Polk County Tobacco Project to Explore and Address Local Tobacco-Use Issues The Cedartown Standard Apr 7, 2010 County Health Rankings GA
Georgia H1N1 Cases Spike; CDC Blames Low Vaccination Rates




ABC News Mar 30, 2010 H1N1 GA
Georgia Seeks Spike in Swine Flu





The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Mar 29, 2010 H1N1 GA
Georgia’s Budget Mess Could Hurt Local Health Care The Dalton Daily Citizen Mar 13, 2010 Budget Cuts GA
Report: Floyd 2nd in State in Clinical Care Rome News-Tribune Mar 4, 2010 County Health Rankings GA
Nationwide Health Study Puts Fannin in Bottom Half of State The News Observer Mar 1, 2010 County Health Rankings GA
Commission OKs Budget without Tax Increase The Augusta Chronicle Dec 2, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
Augusta Health Department Calls $180,000 Cuts "Heartbreaking"; Augusta's Health Department is Facing Close to $200,000 in Cuts WRDW 12 Nov 10, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
Local Groups Could Face Significant Budget Cuts from Augusta Commission NBC Augusta 26 Nov 10, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
Pulaski Co. Mental Health Center Shuts Down WMGT-41 Sep 30, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
State Budget Woes Slow Local Projects Coastal Courier Sep 28, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
US Public Health Failing as Records Resources Grow Atlanta Public Policy Examiner Aug 31, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
Economy Hitting Health Department like Everything Else The Dalton Daily Citizen Jun 4, 2009 Budget Cuts GA
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