Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’
Maintain your distance to ‘flatten the curve’

You’ve heard all the public health experts say it: Disrupting the spread of coronavirus means social distancing. But what exactly is social distancing? Why is it important? And how do

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CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis
CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis

Three University of Georgia students are developing a tablet that could help global communities access clean water. John Parker, a master of public health (MPH) student at UGA’s College of

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Student Profile: Emily Reeves
Student Profile: Emily Reeves

Emily Reeves, a Master of Public Health student concentrating in epidemiology, is passionate about unbiased, equal access to reproductive healthcare. EXPECTED GRADUATION: May 2020 DEGREE OBJECTIVE: Master of Public Health

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How to prepare your family for COVID-19
How to prepare your family for COVID-19

Late on Monday, March 2, Gov. Brian Kemp announced that two cases of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, had been confirmed in Georgia. This comes one week after health officials

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School location, income found to impact Georgia Shape roll out
School location, income found to impact Georgia Shape roll out

Since the launch of the Georgia Shape childhood obesity initiative in 2011, schools statewide have been encouraged to provide more opportunities for physical activity, whether that’s through recess or movement

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CPH In the Media: February 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: February 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of February 2020: A study by health promotion & behavior graduate student Rachel McCardel and assistant professor Heather

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Student Profile: Anthony Keeling
Student Profile: Anthony Keeling

Anthony Keeling is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in health promotion whose interest in medicine and healthcare developed into a passion for public health. EXPECTED GRADUATION: Spring 2020 DEGREE OBJECTIVE:

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How first responders can protect themselves
How first responders can protect themselves

EMS, police, and health care workers need to take special precautions Healthcare personnel working on the front lines to contain and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that originated

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CPH In the Media: January 2020 Roundup
CPH In the Media: January 2020 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of January 2020: Stacy Zhang, along with Janani Thapa and Adam Chen, faculty members in the Department of

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Gauging the threat posed by the coronavirus
Gauging the threat posed by the coronavirus

Influenza may pose a greater risk, and it’s not too late to get vaccinated Wearing a surgical mask is unlikely to protect healthy people from the novel coronavirus that originated

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