DeKalb Schools will not enroll students from Ebola hot spots in West Africa or the United States without proper documentation from the CDC that they’re unaffected by the virus.
DeKalb Board of Health officials hoping to calm the community’s growing jitters about the Ebola virus hosted a question-and-answer forum about the deadly disease on Oct. 14
A nurse who cared for an Ebola patient at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is now Emory University Hospital’s fourth Ebola patient.
Residents will get information on efforts to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus on Oct. 14 in a community education session at the Manuel Maloof Auditorium in downtown Decatur.
“Think Pink” is the theme of the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon taking place Oct. 15 at This Is It restaurant in Lithonia.
DeKalb residents can participate in the Atlanta Bike Challenge through Oct. 19 and cycle to work.
In the wake of the Ebola virus case that was diagnosed in Dallas, DeKalb Medical has implemented an Ebola preparedness plan to identify, isolate and treat patients who may be in need of care.
Georgia Perimeter College is now tobacco-free.
Friends and family members of mental health patients can join advocates for an Oct. 9 candlelight vigil at the Decatur Square Bandstand.
The Center for Black Women’s Wellness has a $532,933 grant to reduce infant mortality and improve women’s health.
Viral hepatitis is often a silent disease, and many are unaware of their risk or of being infected until many years later.
Millions of children in the United States are not getting recommended preventive care, the CDC says in its Sept. 10 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement.
Oakhurst Medical Center in Stone Mountain is one of two metro Atlanta medical centers awarded grants totaling $460,000 to enroll people in the Healthcare Marketplace.
Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for adults 65 years and older, and advocates for the aging are working to educate seniors and their families on ways to prevent falls.
The South DeKalb Improvement Association is pursuing an Economic Bill of Standards.