Press Releases

DCH Prepares for Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018

Governor Deal declared a state of emergency on September 12th for all 159 counties in Georgia in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Florence. DCH staff are actively participating in the response as Georgia receives people displaced by the storm from a

Executive Leadership Announcement: James Howgate

March 19, 2018

ATLANTA - Please join us in welcoming James Howgate as the newest member of the Department of Community Health (DCH) Executive Leadership Team. James joined the team March 12, 2018 and will serve as a Deputy Commissioner.

Deal: State government will remain closed tomorrow

January 17, 2018

Acting on a recommendation from the state Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal today announced state government will remain closed for non-essential personnel tomorrow, Jan. 18, across the 83 counties impacted by winter weather.

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