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Georgia DPH Seeks Public Input on the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

PUBLIC NOTICE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2024

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking public comment on our Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant work plan for the federal fiscal year 2024. The public hearing aims to collect public comments on the proposed work plan and deliverables for this grant.

A virtual public hearing will be held Friday, July 5, 2024, from 10 am – 11 am. There are multiple ways for you to join us.

By computer or mobile device:

Click here to join the virtual Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant public hearing

By phone:  

+1-415-655-0001 US Toll

253 664 39803 (access code)

By webinar number:  

2536 643 9803 (webinar number)

mfMpv9eCp84 (webinar password) (63678932 when dialing from a phone or video system)

253 664 39803 (access code)

Comments may be submitted live during the public hearing. You may also submit questions to the block grant coordinator via email at charden.virgil@dph.ga.gov.Written comments must be received no later than the public hearing date.

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About the Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury, and disability, promoting health and well-being, and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective. For more information about DPH, visit https://dph.georgia.gov/.

SERVICE ALERT 

Due to today’s worldwide cybersecurity outage, some services have been impacted.

  • You may experience delays reaching our Call Center, which handles health center appointments.
  • WIC benefit issuance is unavailable at this time. However, eWIC cards can still be used at authorized WIC vendors.


This outage has not only affected DeKalb Public Health, but other government and business services, in Georgia, throughout the nation and internationally.

We apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciate your patience, as we work with our partners to fully restore systems.

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