Dr. Ford Speaks at Women Watch Afrika


Sandra Elizabeth Ford, M.D., M.B.A, District Health Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health, was invited as special guest at the  Women Watch Afrika Preventive Health Advocates graduation ceremonies held on Sunday, September 28.  … Read More

What Do You Need to Know About Ebola?


There is quite a bit of information circulating about Ebola in the U.S. and internationally.  You or your family members may have questions about Ebola, how it is transmitted and how you can protect yourself … Read More

Urban Gardens, Raw Foods, Farm-to-Table Restaurant List


Are you trying to eat more healthy foods but don’t know where to go? The DeKalb County Board of Health has organized a list to let you know where some of the raw food, urban gardens and farm-to-table restaurants are located in metro Atlanta.

Get Ready For Flu Season


To avoid getting the flu this influenza season, be sure to get a flu shot.  The DeKalb County Board of Health will begin offering shots on Monday, August 20, 2012.  There are specific groups at … Read More

Lets Move DeKalb!

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Physical Activity and Dance Event to Combat Obesity in Children and Teens Presented by DeKalb County Board of Health Obesity Program WHEN: Saturday, March 31 • 10 a.m. WHERE: Hallford Stadium 3789 Memorial College Ave, … Read More

Food Day in DeKalb


Food Day will be October 24—in 2011 and in years to come. Food Day seeks to bring together residents in DeKalb County from all walks of life—parents, teachers, and students; health professionals, community organizers, and … Read More