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Employee Newsletter Supervisor Newsletter Access the GVMA Member Assistance Program Monthly Online Seminar: Caring for our Elders Available on demand starting November 16th Find out more about the aging process and how to both practically and emotionally care for elderly relatives.  Click here for an editable version of the flyer.  Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required.  Click here & access your Work-Life Services. (Login is organization specific. Please check with your HR team if you do not know your login or give us a call at:  800-633-3353.) ...

By Dr. Duffy Jones, Owner, Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital, Founder, DVMSuccess Do you remember those posters that you stared at for a long time and all of a sudden an image would pop out that was hidden from your initial view? I was never good at these, and would stare and stare and get mad that I did not see anything. Others would walk up, spend about 10 seconds looking, and see the image right away.   Sometimes in veterinary practice when looking for employees, I feel like I am staring and staring...

From the American Association of Veterinary State Boards: As of October 30, 2021, The Drug Enforcement Administration is implementing the mandatory use of a single sheet DEA 222 Order Form and the triplicate DEA Order Forms will no longer be available or utilized as stated in the Code of Federal Regulations 1305.20(a). If you are needing to place an order for the newly implemented DEA Order Forms, please use the following link to complete your request http://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/webforms2/spring/orderFormsLogin. If you are needing to relinquish unused triplicate DEA Order Forms, please send them...

October Employee Newsletter October Supervisor Update Access the GVMA Member Assistance Program Monthly Online Seminar: Embracing Diversity & Differences (Available on demand starting October 19th) Learn about how to live and work in a way that is respectful, kind, and embraces diversity in all walks of life. Click here for an editable version of the flyer.   Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required. Click here & access your Work-Life Services. (Login is organization specific. Please check with your HR team if you do not know your login or give us a call...

The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has confirmed the presence of H. longicornis (the Asian Longhorned tick/ALT) affecting a cow on a premises in Pickens County, GA. The tick was identified thanks to an existing tick surveillance program GDA has in place. The investigation is ongoing. GDA will be providing additional information through a webinar in the coming weeks. GDA website: http://agr.georgia.gov/2021-animal-health-news.aspxUSDA website: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/maps/animal-health/asian-longhorned-tick. ...

GVMA Members Receive a 10% Discount!! GuardianVets allows your veterinary practice to cater to your client’s and patient’s needs 24/7. When you leave the office for the day, We are on call to speak with your clients and provide urgent support. Your client will speak with a credentialed veterinary technician or a licensed DVM who will help assess the situation in a professional manner. We respect your VCPR and will not diagnose, prescribe, or treat your patient, but simply determine whether the situation is emergent. We also provide DVMs within your practice...

Did you know that according to GA Veterinary Practice Act your veterinary license needs to be posted in your clinic? Here is the official rule. Chapter 700-12 MINIMUM STANDARDS Rule 700-12-.02 Facility Standards (s) Facility must post in a prominent public area a copy of the current license issued by the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine or current online verification of licensure from the Board website for each veterinarian and veterinary technician working at the facility. You can find the updated GA Veterinary Practice Act at the Secretary of State's website at https://sos.ga.gov/page/rules-veterinary-medicine-board...

Dear GVMA member veterinarians, Dr. Jill Lancaster & Dr. Mike Zager at the 2019 GA Baby barn On behalf of the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, the GVMA requests your volunteer participation in this year’s joint project at the Georgia National Fairgrounds, Baby Barn experience. The previous Baby Barn events were met with enthusiasm and a very positive atmosphere.   It is an opportunity to highlight agriculture and the need for veterinarians working in the food animal industry. The dates of the Fair are Thursday, October 7 - Sunday,...

The GVMA’s Member Assistance Program has resources for childcare, including a child care locator! As more and more parents begin to return to work, finding child care will become increasingly important. Child care options may be limited due to continued closures or increased safety restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you can resume child care with your regular caregiver, you should expect some changes and allow extra time when dropping off and picking up your child. Depending on the caregiver, there may be a screening process, including taking the...

August Employee Newsletter August Supervisor Newsletter Access the Member Assistance Program Monthly Online Seminar: Raising Confident Children (Available on demand starting August 17th)Attain the skills and insight to boost your children's confidence and self-esteem and help them to become resilient adults. Click here for an editable version of the flyer.Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required.Click here & access your Work-Life Services. (Login is organization specific. Please check with your HR team if you do not know your login or give us a call at: 800-633-3353.) ...

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