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Dental work for kindergartners at GRU

...said.The 26 students being care for on Friday were part of 160 that were screened by the college and by East Central Health District Director Blake Collins."For some of the children this was the first visit with a dentist," said Ana Thompson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-04/dental-work-kindergartners-g
Health department looking for new nurse manager

...Health learned Tuesday night.Carol Bryant left at the end of September to go to a home infusion company, East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez said.There are six candidates to replace her and the hope is to interview them soon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-08/health-department-looking-ne
Richmond County Board of Health looks for more billing to aid budget

...will include $1.6 million in funding from this year that will "roll forward" into next year, said East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez. The amount carried forward from year to year has doubled in the past five years because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-06-12/richmond-county-board-health
Georgia children skip shots

...number of kids," board member Dr. Adair Blackwood said."No child is paying for that shot," said East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez.Still, last season H1N1 vaccination rates remained 9.8 percent lower for black adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-11-11/georgia-children-skip-shots
Health | Metro
Group hits roadblock on tougher smoking ordinance

...Tuesday in the quest for a tougher smoking ordinance in Augusta, but health advocates vowed to push on.East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez made a five-minute presentation to the Augusta Commission on the dangers of secondhand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-19/group-hits-roadblock-tougher-
Protect everybody's air

...comes to unhealthy air?The anti-smoking advocates pressing the Augusta Commission to act -- including East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez -- have been referred to the commission's Public Service Committee. It will be interesting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-07-21/protect-everybodys-ai
H1N1 flu shot clinic set Nov. 18

...now to providers who treat people in the priority group, such as OB/GYN clinics and pediatricians, East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez said. The vaccine is being shipped as soon as it is available in smaller shipments, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2009-11-11/h1n1-flu-shot-clinic-set-nov
Health | Health Care
Attendees talk care, education

...as the primary cause on the death certificate, making it almost impossible to catch every death, said East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez. Georgia reported 10 child deaths because of asthma in 2006, and four of those were in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/04/met_193524.shtml
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New director wants to work with communities

...small fishing village of Santa Isabel in Puerto Rico is miles away from Augusta, but getting the job as East Central Health District director here felt like coming home to Ketty Gonzalez. "I'm coming back to where I started," said Dr. Gonzalez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/23/met_177851.shtml
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Local, state officials prepare for seasonal, swine flu

...district is pushing for clinics Sept. 21-25. "Our goal is to vaccinate as many people as we can," said East Central Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez. "This is extraordinarily important to us when we have the potential for two different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/16/met_544578.shtml
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