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Northwest Georgia Public Health


We are committed to protecting and improving the health of the more than half million residents of the 10-county Northwest Georgia Public Health district. Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, we oversee environmental health, disease control and community and family health.  We also plan and work with community partners to strengthen Northwest Georgia's emergency-preparedness-and response-capabilities.

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Food Scores

Find out how your favorite restaurant scored before you go out for a meal.   The results of the inspections are often not just a reflection of cleanliness, but are an overall evaluation of the facility including structural and other issues.

Notifiable Disease Reporting

Reporting enables appropriate public health follow-up for your patients, helps identify outbreaks, and provides a better understanding of disease trends in Georgia.

Pandemic Influenza Standard Operating Plan for the State of Georgia

The Georgia Division of Public Health has released the State Pandemic Influenza Standard Operating Plan.

State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS)

The State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS) is ready for statewide release and use online at http://sendss.state.ga.us/.

.Healthy Living

Bone Health, Physical Activity, Immunizations, Genetics, Sexual Health, Smoking Prevention… and more.

Healthcare 411 is a news series designed to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Using the latest podcasting technology, these weekly audio and video programs feature the latest research findings as news and informational stories on current health care topics.

Pandemic Flu

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