Tag Archives: public health

Political Notes – First Zika case confirmed in Georgia

The Department of Public Health reports the first case of travel-related Zika virus in Georgia . . .

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Political Notes — Poll shows support for more highway funding

Georgia poll shows the public wants congressional action to make more federal funds available for transportation infrastructure projects . . .

Tags: Brenda Fitzgerald , economic development , Federal Highway Trust Fund , highway projects , public health

Political Notes – A stumbling start for Barge

John Barge’s kickoff of his campaign for governor could have gone a little better, but he is pressing onward in his GOP primary challenge to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: David Pennington , Flint River , John Barge , Nathan Deal , public health , Republican primary

Political Notes – More warnings on meningitis outbreak

Public health officials are warning healthcare practitioners about questionable drug products linked to a Massachusetts company . . .

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Channell proposes public health restructuring

Rep. Mickey Channell introduces legislation that would create an independent Department of Public Health . . .

Tags: DCH , Mickey Channell , public health