Governor Nathan Deal has declared October to be Health Literacy Month in Georgia

Governor Nathan Deal has declared October to be Health Literacy Month in Georgia. Health literacy helps patients and consumers understand information about their health, so they can make the best possible choices regarding prevention and treatment.  Health Literacy Matters is the theme for Health Literacy Month 2016 in Georgia, to help support individuals and organizations in better understanding health information based on their unique perspectives. These perspectives can include those of patients, consumers, parents, educators, providers, business leaders, government officials, and many others.

Governor’s Health Literacy Month Proclamation