Georgia DPH Seeks Public Comment on Statewide Health Assessment

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking public comment on a statewide health assessment which will provide a foundation for efforts to improve the health of Georgia’s population.

The statewide health assessment provides the general public and policy leaders with information on the health of the population and the broad range of factors that impact health. This information will be instrumental in setting priorities, planning, program development, funding applications, policy changes, coordination of resources, and new ways to collaboratively use state assets to improve the health of the population.

The health assessment is available to review at and a form to submit comments can be found at Comments must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2016.