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Barbara Williams

...the late James H. Bolton. She was the youngest of her siblings. Barbara was a long time employee at Richmond County Health Department as a Dental Assistant; she then transitioned to Snyder Dental Clinic located on Fort Gordon. Her beautiful...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173579401
Ga. football banquet sickens students

...associated with many viruses and bacteria that could possibly be related to food-borne pathogens.The Fulton County Health Department said in a statement that they're doing laboratory tests and interviewing people who attended the banquet in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/ga-football-banquet-sickens-
CSRA Partnership for Community Health dissolving to let centers continue work

...but continue to volunteer for various health organizations.The partnership began in 1993 when the Richmond County Health Department, Richmond County Commission and University Hospital met to discuss ways to improve health care in the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-03/csra-partnership-community-h
Westside High tuberculosis case investigated

...close contacts" are being tested by the Richmond County Health Department's TB staff.Richmond County school Superintendent...can also bring their children to the Richmond County Health Department at 950 Laney-Walker Blvd. for testing.This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-03/westside-high-tuberculosi
Augusta Commission to discuss budget options

...Gordon pilot bus route and recreation department security.Plan "A" cuts 23 outside agencies, from Richmond County Health Department to Miracle Making Ministries, to 25 percent less than the agencies received in 2014, for a savings of $650...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-12/augusta-commission-discu
Georgia, states have power to restrict Ebola patients

...quarantine orders, a power that normally resides with local health authorities, Ransom said. In Georgia, county health departments can issue isolation orders for those with infectious diseases, but not quarantine orders.States need to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-30/georgia-states-have-power-re
Martinez Elementary School pupil evaluated for possible tuberculosis exposure

...will be read from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday.If a child tests positive, parents will be notified by the Columbia County Health Department and will need further evaluation.All who test negative will need to be retested in eight to 10 weeks.Parents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-19/martinez-elementary-schoo
Residents warned of rabies threat after raccoon tests positive

...area Monday. Tests at a virology lab confirmed the animal was rabies positive.Employees with the Richmond County Health Department went through the nearby neighborhoods Wednesday putting up fliers and talking to residents about possible signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/residents-warned-rabies-thre
TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

...from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday. If a child test positive, his or her parents will be notified by the Columbia County Health Department and will need further evaluation. All who test negative will need to be retested in 8-10 weeks. Parents also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-19/tb-case-reported-martinez
One positive TB reaction at Columbia County elementary school

...test a week after a fourth-grader was removed from school for possible exposure to the disease.The Columbia County Health Department administered the test to 62 children and adults at the school in Evans on Wednesday and results were revealed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-26/one-positive-tb-reaction-