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Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its COVID vaccine eligibility beginning March 25, 2021, to include all … more
DALTON – Effective Monday (March 22), the North Georgia Health District will transfer registration for COVID-19 vaccination appointments to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) online … more
CHATTANOOGA – Erlanger Center for Breast Health at Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Imaging Women’s Center in the Erlanger Medical Mall were recently reaccredited by the American … more
DALTON – Blood Assurance is hosting an event called “Donor Madness” that will take place March 18 through April 5. The event is to highlight the need for blood and to celebrate … more
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its vaccine eligibility March 15, 2021, to include adults aged 55 and … more
CHATTANOOGA – Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the United States, and the American Cancer Society (ACS) forecasts 104,270 new cases of colon cancer and … more
Though processes, services and visitation look and feel different, area residents can be confident that Hamilton Health Care System (HHCS) will continue to provide safe care. “We have seen more … more
Five more mass COVID-19 vaccine sites are set to open in Georgia later this month as teachers and school workers land on the eligibility list March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp said on Wednesday.The additional … more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Is it possible for X-rays and a CT scan to miss advanced lung cancer? My brother worked two days before he died. He went to the hospital, was admitted to hospice and died the next … more
ATLANTA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) are joining efforts to ensure vulnerable seniors get access to the COVID-19 vaccine. DPH, DHS and … more
ATLANTA – Effective Thursday, several improvements have been made to the COVID-19 Daily Status Report on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) website. These changes are … more
CHATTANOOGA – Quitting smoking has immediate and long-term health benefits – from lowering your heart rate and blood pressure within minutes to adding years to your life expectancy. As a … more
Anyone who has COVID-19 type symptoms or has been in close contact recently with a person infected with the virus needs to be tested for COVID-19.Free COVID-19 Testing is offered at MAKO Medical … more
  DALTON — Blood Assurance is calling on the community to “share the love” this Valentine’s weekend by giving blood. They will be giving away a $50 grocery card every … more
NEW YORK — When a new year comes around, many people assess their health and vow to improve their wellbeing. Resolving to take better care of your skin is a great place to start: After all, it … more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there such a thing as irritable male syndrome, similar to PMS in women? If it is real, does it cycle yearly or monthly? My husband is negative and blames others for things at some … more
Greater Precautions Needed as COVID-19 Variant is Identified in North GADALTON — The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced this week there are 19 cases of the COVID-19 variant … more
ATLANTA -- The Alzheimer’s Association Awareness Week will take place from March 1 to March 5. Instead of hosting a large gathering of advocates across Georgia at the State Capitol, the … more
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