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DeKalb Health Officials Report West Nile Positive Human Cases

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health received notification on Wednesday, confirming its first human case of West Nile virus infection in the county for the year. The patient, a male in their twenties, resides in the southwest area of DeKalb County, within the City of Atlanta. Additionally, the Board of Health officials […]

NIH’s Home Test to Treat Program Now Available in DeKalb and Fulton Counties

ATLANTA and DECATUR, Ga. – As cases of the latest COVID-19 variant continue to emerge throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia, residents of the greater Atlanta area now have an additional free resource to aid in mitigating community spread and illness. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and […]

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

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting via teleconference on May 25, 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 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 […]

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