Clayton County Health District News

Georgia Counties Share Car Seat Mini Grant

Buckle Up Right, Every Trip, Every Time Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Injury Prevention Program, Child Occupant Safety Project, is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Child Passenger Safety Mini-Grant. The Child Passenger Safety Mini-Grant program helps county health departments and their community partners reduce the number of injuries and deaths among...

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DPH Launches COVID Vaccine Locator

Ahead Of Phase 1A+ of Vaccine Administration Atlanta –The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a COVID vaccine locator on the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider. This is not a centralized scheduling tool. County health...

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DPH Launches Vaccine Dashboard

Moderna Vaccine, Second Allocation of Pfizer Vaccine Headed to Georgia Atlanta –The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a vaccine dashboard that will track the number of providers enrolled to give vaccines, allocations and shipments from vaccine manufacturers, and vaccines administered. The dashboard will reflect the previous day’s totals, and will be updated Monday through...

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Georgia Department Of Public Health Awarded $1.9 Million To Increase Injury Prevention Efforts

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) was awarded $1,969,102 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to increase injury prevention efforts on state roads and highways throughout Georgia. The grant funding is used to provide technical assistance and resources to partner agencies statewide, develop community support for motor vehicle safety programs, support data...

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First Shipments of COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive in Georgia

5,850 Initial Doses in Coastal Health District Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) today received the first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for administration in Georgia. Shipments of the Pfizer vaccine arrived in Coastal Georgia at two public health locations with ultracold freezers required for storage and temperature control of the vaccine. Additional shipments of vaccine...

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DPH urges everyone to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Stay Home to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission Atlanta – The COVID-19 pandemic is causing families to make difficult decisions about their 2020 Thanksgiving celebrations. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to plan ahead and take steps to reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19 and the flu as they celebrate. COVID-19 spreads easily whether gatherings are large or...

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Clayton County Health District Launches New Website

Jonesboro, GA—Clayton County Health District (CCHD) is proud to announce the release of its brand-new website, which features a modern layout and bright color palette. The organization’s goal for the site is to provide a refined user experience that will help the district’s residents access all that they have to offer. The new site is intuitive and mobile-friendly; whether you are a potential...

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DPH and Governor Kemp Ask Georgians to Follow Four Things for Fall

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Kemp are encouraging Georgians to have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend while following Four Things for Fall COVID-19 prevention measures. Wear a face-covering in public. Stay 6 feet away from others. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. And follow the public health guidance...

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Georgia WIC Implements Breastfeeding Support Campaign

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announces the Georgia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Breastfeeding Support social marketing campaign “Learn Together. Grow Together.” The goal of the campaign is to increase knowledge of and promote breastfeeding among Georgia mothers. The campaign highlights breastfeeding as a journey, family and...

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The Clayton County Health District Renovates Its Main Location!

We know we have been away from this facility for some time now. Fortunately, we been able to provide you great service at our Forest Park Annex and Phoenix Blvd locations. Soon we will welcome our clients back into a facility that can accommodate even more clients than before. Our hope is that the new flow of services will provide you an even better experience in our facility as we strive to...

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