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Scope and Contents This series contains papers which (1) contain information concerning screening programs to detect various diseases and defects in infants, children and youth and (2) relate to workshops concerned with emphasizing the responsibilities of public health nurses in delivering information and methods for caring for healthy children as well as those needing special care, with emphasis on preventive medicine and early identification of health problems. Please see Series 6 under this record group and...
Dates: Created: 1979-1982
Scope and Contents This series contains documents relating to child health services provided to children in each county in Georgia. Among these documents is form DPH/HIS (2) - 10 (Rev. 7-71) entitled Child Health Services Report. This form is submitted to the Child Health Unit monthly by every county and contains the following health care information arranged by age and race of child: (1) children seen for first time; (2) children seen for first time for a specific year; (3) number of home visits; (4) number of...
Dates: Created: 1972-1977
Scope and Contents These subject files document the very important and growing activities of the Child Health Unit. Included are (1) correspondence, (2) memorandums, (3) publications, including catalogs, (4) budget records, (5) documents pertaining to federally funded programs, research grants, etc., (6) reports and (7) related papers. These records indicate not only the impressive scope of governmental programs in the field, but also the close cooperation between the federal and state governments and the various...
Dates: Created: 1958-1978
Dates: Created: 1973-1974
Scope and Contents This series consists of documents relating to research for a means for eventual control or cure of the various chronic diseases. The Division of Physical Health fulfills part of its responsibility for the administration, direction, and coordination of the physical health programs throughout Georgia by the diagnosis and control of diseases. Disease Unit has the mission: (1) to identify, refer, or bring to treatment, individuals with major chronic diseases, such as (a) cancer, (b) stroke and...
Dates: Created: 1975-1979
Scope and Contents This series contains bulletins of the Chronic Disease Unit, Physical Health Division, Georgia Department of Human Resources. These bulletins, entitled The Cancer Bulletin, Georgia Edition contain various chapters devoted exclusively to the topics of detection and treatment of different types of cancer. Each chapter is usually authored by one or more physicians who have treated or are treating the type of cancer they write about. Each chapter concludes with a suggested reading list. The...
Dates: Created: 1972-1974
Scope and Contents The subject files of the Director of Physical Health consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other papers. The papers relate to the overall administration of the Division and include documents such as: (1) correspondence and memoranda between the Director and heads of the organizational units of the Division, (2) reports on the progress, status, or results of programs performed by the organizational units, (3) correspondence and reports with national professional medical societies...
Dates: Created: 1972-1991
Scope and Contents These booklets, brochures and pamphlets address all areas of interest of this very varied Division of Physical Health. Some of these publications address specific areas supervised by various well-defined offices of the Division such as the Child Health Unit ,but it was decided that it would be more efficient to combine the publications under the Director's office rather than subdividing them into very small series.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This series contains the monthly newsletter of the Emergency Health Unit of the Division of Physical Health of the Department of Human Resources. Although it is designed as a monthly publication, a number is not issued every month and thus it is important to check the volume and issue numbers as well as the dates. A typical issue would number six pages in length and might contain articles on emergency and disaster drills, advocating a state-wide common system of ambulance call signs, coming...
Dates: Created: 1975-1980
Scope and Contents This series contains various publications, most of which were published by the Environmental Health Section of the Physical Health Division. There are, however, several exceptions. Some of the publications were issued by other agencies and a few predate the creation of the Department of Human Resources in 1972. Nevertheless, all the subjects, as one may ascertain from the list of titles in the finding aid, pertain to community environmental analyses and housing evaluations, areas of particular...
Dates: Created: 1960-1975
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents Each Physicians' Report contains: (1) graphs of selected diseases of low incidence for each month compared with the same month in the previous year, 2) monthly statistics on Mental Health In all state facilities for the reported month and (3) short reports on various diseases, viruses and special treatments. These reports are published monthly by the Department of Human Resources, Physical Health Division, Epidemiology Unit. For previous years' editions, see Record Group 26, Sub-group 16,...
Dates: Created: 1973-1978
Scope and Contents This series contains documents relating to all areas of interest of the Director who is responsible for coordinating the programs of the Maternal Health, Child Health, Dental Health and Adult Health sections. Included are correspondence, memorandums, forms, pamphlets, legal documents, fiscal records, personnel data, etc., necessary to establish policies and procedures for the office. It is interesting to note the growth in volume of these subject files with the years, as the responsibilities of...
Dates: Created: 1973-1983
Scope and Contents These subject files of the Director of the Family Planning Unit include documents relating to that individual's supervision and coordination of the activities of the state operated clinics designed t o provide medical and informational services to citizens who desire to plan their families. These clinics however, do not provide abortion services. Included in this series are: (1) copies of contracts for the provision of services to clinics and patients; (2) correspondence and records of meetings...
Dates: Created: 1972-1978
Scope and Contents This series contains minutes of the proceedings of the monthly meetings of the Governor's Special Council on Family Planning and subsidiary committees. The Special Council minutes deal with topics such as status of Federal planning, regulation of abortion in Georgia, a marriage license information bill, funding of sterilization programs, problems of teenage pregnancies, priorities of a new fiscal period, etc. The minutes of the Patient Advisory Committee, a subsidiary committee, deal with Title...
Dates: Created: 1972-1979
Division of Public Health - Laboratory Licensure and Development - Clinical Lab, Blood and Tissue Bank Advisory Council Minutes Files
Scope and Contents These minutes summarize briefly the monthly meetings, or later, meetings every two months, of the Clinical Laboratory, Blood Bank and Tissue Bank Advisory Council. The format of the minutes is consistent throughout the files and clearly designates by use of underlined headings the most important items on each month's agenda. A typical meeting's minutes might include: (1) a list of attendees (usually on an attachment) (2) usual old business including the reading and acceptance of the minutes of...
Dates: Created: 1973-1976
Division of Public Health - Licensure and Certification Unit - Facilities In Medicare Files, Title X
Dates: Created: 1972-1974
Dates: Created: 1972-1976
Division of Public Health - Licensure and Certification Unit - Medicaid Medical Facility Files, Titl
Dates: Created: 1974
Division of Public Health - Maternal Health Unit - Atlanta Area Omnibus Family Planning Refunding Proposal
Scope and Contents This series includes: (1) the original family planning program proposal for each year (2) agreements from participating organizations for compliance with civil rights regulations (Title VI) (3) information concerning the institution of each program (4) the purpose of the program (5) a statement regarding the proposed goals of the program (6) descriptions of various projects included in the program (7) personnel lists from the old Maternal and Infant Health Care office (8) statistical data and...
Dates: Created: 1970-1975
Scope and Contents This series consists of Maternal Health Service Reports (Form HC 2.9, revised, April, 1971). These monthly forms contain the following statistical information for each Georgia county: (1) prenatal admissions by number and race (2) period of gestation, under 16, 16-27, 28-36 and over 36 weeks (3) postpartum admissions by number and race (4) total visits, admissions and return visits by race (5) type of service, prenatal clinic, postpartum clinic, antepartum nurse home visit, delivery attended...
Dates: Created: 1974-1977
Scope and Contents This series contains six small wooden display cases containing models of the human reproductive system which were apparently used in training sessions conducted in the Maternal Health Section. These models depict: (1) the structure of the human spermatozoon and ovary (2) five stages in the fertilization of the ovum (3) two stages in the development of the human embryo (4) four stages in the development of the human embryo (5) the 7 mm. embryo (about 6 weeks) (6) two views of the placenta, one...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Dates: Created: 1959
Scope and Contents This series consists of (1) policies and directives to District Health Departments, (2) Nurse Practice Act regulations, (3) Georgia Board of Nursing (RN) rules and regulations, (4) Georgia Board of Examiners (LPN) rules and regulations, (5) Professional Nursing Committee and Association proposals and directives, (6) statements of agreement with colleges and universities to sponsor nursing training workshops, (7) training materials and instructions, and (8) related correspondence. These...
Dates: Created: 1975-1983
Scope and Contents This series contains the minutes of the monthly and called meetings of the State Board of Human Resources. These summary minutes are collected in folders and include statements of position on health related legislation, medical facility construction, certification and licensure. The text of most of the reports mentioned in this series can be found in the minutes of the various standing committees. Representative committees include Hospital, Physical Health and Epidemiology, Medical Care...
Dates: Created: 1972-1983
Dates: Created: 1946-1957
Scope and Contents These are the annual reports of the examinations of accounts. The audits cover the Department of Public Health and any special funds or separately funded organizational subdivisions administered by the Department. Until the audit of 1923 accounts the audits were made by a commercial auditor: afterwards the Georgia Department of Audits performed the examination. The reports contain an accounting of all receipts and disbursements. In the early years expenditures are more or less listed item by...
Dates: Created: 1919-1968
Dates: Created: 1956
Dates: Created: 1932-1970
Scope and Contents This series contains a majority of correspondence along with reports, charts and similar reports of the Director of the Office of Administration. Prior to about 1966, this office was known as the Division of Administration and Finance. The records relate to the providing of administrative support services to the various subdivisions of the Department of Public Health. Particularly, the papers concern such functions as: (1) fiscal and budgetary control and coordination; (2) coordination of...
Dates: Created: 1966-1973
Scope and Contents Please contact the Georgia Archives before your visit. The Georgia Archives does not have a reel-to-reel film reader. Special accommodations will have to be made for your visit.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This series consists of accounts for the Georgia State Board of Health, later to become the Georgia Department of Public Health (now a division of the Georgia Department of Human Resources). Included are accounts related to various financial activities of the Department. Receipts are directly related official activities of the Department while disbursements cover transactions related to the purchase of office supplies and petty cash expenditures. Some accounts do not include specific...
Dates: Created: 1916-1924
Dates: Created: 1970-1971
Scope and Contents The Georgia Medical Assistance Program was created in 1968. Its primary purpose was to cooperate with the U.S. government in an effort to provide medical care services as part of a larger social goal to rehabilitate the poverty stricken citizens in Georgia. The newsletter is a fairly typical newsletter, it has short notes of interest for recipients of medicaid and for professional personnel working with such recipients. The issues comprising this series, their volume, number and date of...
Dates: Created: 1970
Scope and Contents This series contains the minutes of the meetings of the State Board of Social Security. The Board was scheduled to meet monthly but only did so if the work load warranted it. The minutes are contained in bound volumes. The Board of Social Security was established by Georgia Law in 1943. Administratively, the Board was a component of the Department of Public Welfare. The Board ceased to exist in 1954. The minutes are a transcription of all actions taken and all resolutions made by the Board....
Dates: Created: 1943-1954
Scope and Contents This Council was created on January 8, 1960 to replace the former Council of Service Directors, which had existed since the early 1950's. The ex-officio members of the Council from the Department of Public Health are: (1) the Deputy Director (2) the Assistant to the Director (3) the Director, Division of Mental Health (4) the Deputy Civil Defense Director and (5) the Director Emeritus. The members of the Council from outside the Department are: (1) an engineer (2) a dentist (3) a hospital...
Dates: Created: 1953-1971
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Third Meeting of Hospital Care Advisory Council, August 14, 1957.
Dates: Created: 1957
Dates: Created: 1960-1967
Scope and Contents This series consists of blue prints of the state Tuberculosis Sanatorium at Alto, Georgia. They include the entire property and indicate all buildings and the contour of the land. Two companies were apparently involved in their drawing, Solomon-Norcross Company, Engineers of Atlanta and Scopes Feustman, Architects of New York. They are not dated but were found in Gov. Joseph Mackey Brown's papers so must date from the period when he was in office.
Dates: Created: 1909-1913
Public Health - Cardiovascular Disease Laboratory - Arteriosclerosis Epidemiological Project Records
Dates: Created: 1957-1965
Scope and Contents This series contains the annual reports of the chief State mental institution located in Milledgeville, Georgia. This institution, now known as Central State Hospital, has changed its name four times in the course of its history. The format of this report has also changed considerably over the years, although there is no complete set of issues extant today. By the late 1950'5, the emphasis of the reports had definitely shifted to statistical data. A typical issue might include (1) a directory...
Dates: Created: 1920-1972
Scope and Contents This series contains the minutes of the monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Central State Hospital at Milledgeville. Also included in this series is an incomplete index of patients who were admitted during the years 1919 thru 1924. The minutes themselves are administrative in nature and are contained in bound volumes and in original script. The texts of the various reports made to the Board are not included in the minutes but are summarized in most instances.
Dates: Created: 1872-1924
Dates: Created: 1976-1977
Scope and Contents Originally called the Long Range Planning Committee, it was conceived in January, 1968. It is composed of three members at the Assistant Superintendent level, who report to the Superintendent of the institution. The Committee makes reports and offers recommendations to the Superintendent and offers general guidance by means of long range determination to the various sections of the institution. The committee changed its name to Planning and Operations in August of 1969. It handles most internal...
Dates: Created: 1968-1972
Dates: Created: 1945 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1972
Scope and Contents This series contains a record set of the "Weekly Bulletin", the official newsletter aimed primarily at the employees of the Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia. A typical issue might contain (1) an editorial submitted by one of the administrators of the Hospital on some policy or program of the institution, (2) personnel changes, (3) announcements of changes in schedules, (4) pleas for support for charity or membership drives among the employees, (5) announcements of staff social...
Dates: Created: 1966-1972
Dates: Created: 1966-1967
Dates: Created: 1963-1964
Dates: Created: 1964 - 1968
Scope and Contents This series contains bulletins of the Chronic Disease Unit, Physical Health Division, Georgia Department of Human Resources. These bulletins, entitled The Cancer Bulletin, the Georgia Edition, contain various chapters devoted exclusively to the topics of detection and treatment of different types of cancer. Each chapter is usually authored by one or more physicians who have treated or who are treating the type of cancer they write about. Each chapter concludes with a suggested reading list. The...
Dates: Created: 1950-1971
- Creators: Public Health X