October

Month of October

Health Literacy Awareness Month

October is Health Literacy Awareness Month. Health literacy is the extent to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand both basic health information and the services needed to make the proper health decisions.Those with low health literacy are more likely to have chronic conditions and be less likely to manage those chronic conditions. For more information on the topic, click here to learn more.

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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority promotes the health of the greater Atlanta community. Governed by a ten member Board of Trustees appointed by the commissioners of Fulton and DeKalb counties, the Authority is committed to working to meet the healthcare needs of the residents of Fulton and DeKalb counties through oversight of the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation.

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