Statements about Public Health

True

Atlanta's mortality is higher than the national average but on the decline

Mostly True

Nation goal: 12 percent smoking in 2020

Mostly True

Is it time to get your flu shot?

Centers  for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control

Georgia has the highest flu activity in the country.

— Georgia

False

Immunizations don't exist for trivial illnesses

Mostly True

Mayor Reeds wants shelter closed

True

Many urban dwellers sweet on idea of backyard chickens

False

Evidence clear that measles bigger threat than vaccine

Mostly True

Isakson right on numbers, needed context

Pants on Fire!

Ingredient also not part of childhood vaccines

False

Waist line for Georgia's kids growing. Costs, though, not as bad as Deal says.