DECATUR, Ga. – Due to lingering hazards and prioritization of resources needed to assist with recovery from Tropical Storm Irma, residents in DeKalb County looking to drive-thru for their flu shot will need to keep their vehicles parked a bit longer. The DeKalb County Board of Health’s first-ever drive-thru flu shot clinic, scheduled for Friday, […]
DECATUR, Ga. – Due to lingering conditions associated with Tropical Storm Irma, ALL DeKalb County Board of Health locations will open at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, September 13. For the latest updates regarding DeKalb County Board of Health operations, visit www.dekalbhealth.net or follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds.
DECATUR, Ga. – As many areas in DeKalb County and Metro Atlanta await power restoration, the DeKalb County Board of Health is reminding residents to inspect their freezer and refrigerator contents carefully once the power comes back on, as some food items may no longer be safe to eat. To determine whether items can be […]
DECATUR, Ga. – Due to anticipated hazardous weather conditions associated with Hurricane Irma, ALL DeKalb County Board of Health locations will be CLOSED on Monday, September 11, and Tuesday, September 12. For the latest updates regarding DeKalb County Board of Health operations, visit www.dekalbhealth.net or follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds.
The next meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Health is scheduled for Tuesday, August 29, 2017, via teleconference. The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Agenda items for the meeting are presentation of contract amendments for approval that include the agreement with ETR Services, Inc., an agreement with […]
DECATUR, Ga. – While high temperatures are a normal part of Georgia summers, DeKalb County health officials want you to avoid seeing triple digits on your medicine cabinet thermometer in the weeks to come by getting your flu shot sooner, rather than later. Today, the DeKalb County Board of Health began offering flu shots to […]
DECATUR, Ga. – Due to an interruption in production of YF-Vax, the yellow fever vaccine licensed for use in the United States, the DeKalb Board of Health will be begin using a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized investigational vaccine, beginning on or after August 1. The Board of Health’s T.O. Vinson Health Center […]
DECATUR, Ga. – Late Monday, the DeKalb County Board of Health received its second report of a human case of West Nile virus infection in the county. The patient, a 78-year-old male, living in unincorporated DeKalb, between Chamblee and Tucker, is currently hospitalized. To date, 30 West Nile virus positive mosquito pools have been identified […]
DECATUR, Ga. – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected DeKalb County District Health Director S. Elizabeth Ford, M.D., M.B.A., to its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. NACCHO is governed by a 24-member board that comprises local and tribal health officials who are elected by their peers. The Board also includes […]
DECATUR, Ga. – Parents, did you put off your Back to School homework all summer? To help your child make the grade for having the proper immunizations and health services to head back to class, the DeKalb County Board of Health will offer special Saturday clinic hours. WHAT: DeKalb County Board of Health Back to […]