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Board of Health to Hold March Meeting on Thursday

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 23, in the Bohan Auditorium, located in the Richardson Health Center at 445 Winn Way, Decatur. The meeting will begin at 3:00 p.m.  The public is invited to attend. Agenda items for the meeting include: Anyone who […]

Plant-based Enfamil Infant Formula Recalled Due to Health Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 22, 2023 Atlanta – Reckitt, one of the main formula manufacturers in the U.S., is recalling two batches of Enfamil ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula because of possible cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria. To date, no illnesses or adverse events have been reported. ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula in 12.9 oz containers […]

Board of Health to Hold January Meeting via Video Conference on Thursday

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting via teleconference on Jan. 26, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Public access to the video conference can be established through the following methods: Agenda items for the meeting include: Anyone who would like to bring an issue before the board can […]

Board of Health to Host Festival to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2022 DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will be hosting the Rock the Ribbon Festival this Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Covington Place Shopping Center, located on Covington Hwy. in Decatur. The Rock the Ribbon Festival is a community event to promote […]

Board of Health to Hold November Meeting via Video Conference on Thursday

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting via teleconference on Nov. 17, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Public access to the video conference can be established through the following methods: Agenda items for the meeting include: Anyone who would like to bring an issue before the board can […]

Flu Vaccination: The Best Protection Against the Flu

Don’t Make Flu a Guest for the Holidays FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 11, 2022 ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to get vaccinated against flu right now. Flu activity is already widespread in Georgia – earlier than we’ve seen in recent years. With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, you have […]

Widespread Flu Activity in Georgia

Protect Yourself and Prevent the Spread of Flu ATLANTA – If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer. Flu activity is already widespread in Georgia – earlier than we’ve seen in recent years. “Every individual over the age of six months should get a flu vaccine – not just […]

DeKalb WIC to Begin Issuing Benefits via eWIC Cards on Oct. 11

DECATUR, Ga. – Trips through checkout lines at the grocery store are about to become easier and less time consuming for participants in the Georgia Department of Public Health’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 11, participants served by the DeKalb County Board of Health’s WIC locations will begin receiving an eWIC […]

Board of Health to Hold Meeting via Video Conference on Thursday

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting via teleconference on Sept. 22, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Public access to the video conference can be established through the following methods: Agenda items for the meeting include: I. Call to OrderII. Approval of Minutes Regular Board Meeting Minutes of […]

Board of Health to Host Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Event in Dunwoody on Sept. 17

DECATUR, Ga. – Fall Festival season, football season, Pumpkin Spice season – that’s just a sample of seasons that we’re entering. DeKalb health officials want to make sure another season is top of mind for everyone – flu season. To that end, the DeKalb County Board of Health is hosting a drive-thru flu vaccination event […]

SERVICE ALERT 

Due to today’s worldwide cybersecurity outage, some services have been impacted.

  • You may experience delays reaching our Call Center, which handles health center appointments.
  • WIC benefit issuance is unavailable at this time. However, eWIC cards can still be used at authorized WIC vendors.


This outage has not only affected DeKalb Public Health, but other government and business services, in Georgia, throughout the nation and internationally.

We apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciate your patience, as we work with our partners to fully restore systems.

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Wednesday, December 25th, in observance of the holiday. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on November 28-29th, in observance of the State holiday.

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Monday, November 11th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Monday, October 14th, in observance of the State holiday.

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of the holiday. Have a safe and healthy Labor Day! 

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In observance of Juneteenth, all DeKalb Public Health centers will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th. #happyjuneteenth

SERVICE ALERT: Our health centers will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the Federal Holiday. Have a safe and healthy Fourth of July!