Assists communities improve access to primary health care in Georgia's rural and urban underserved areas. Notably, through the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations program, the PCO helps communities apply for federal designation for assistance with recruiting of health care providers.
The Georgia Farmworker Health Program (GFHP) was created to improve the general health status of Georgia's migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.The Health Care for the Homeless Program provides primary health care services in Atlanta at such sites as shelters and soup kitchens.
DCH subcontracts with the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (Georgia CORE) to administer and disburse awards using the revenue received from the sale of Breast Cancer License Tags. The proceeds from the sale of the tags are used to support breast cancer-related programs for medically indigent people to reduce or eliminate health disparities. Programs may include education, breast cancer screening, grants-in-aid to breast cancer victims, pharmacy assistance programs for breast cancer victims, and other projects to encourage public support for the special license plate and the activities that it funds.