June 12, 2009 – The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) is pleased to announce that the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment beginning June 20.
June 11, 2009 – Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel H1N1 outbreak a global pandemic. The WHO level is based on regional spread of the disease and not on the severity of the novel virus. Research has shown the virus can affect people of different backgrounds but if treated promptly patients can recover.
June 4, 2009 - The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) Division of Aging Services (DAS) encourages Georgians to wear purple on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. People worldwide will be wearing purple to show that elder abuse is a global problem. The annual observation recognizes, honors and raises awareness of disabled adults and persons 65 and older who suffer in silence because of abuse, neglect or exploitation.