June 11 — ALBANY — Joyce Barlow’s campaign for Georgia State Representative in House District 151 has been included in the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s list of the most-watched races for 2022. The DLCC selects critical races with strong candidates from across the country to highlight on its Spotlight Races page to raise awareness and resources for candidates like Barlow.
“Democratic state legislators are on the front lines to defend and expand our access to health care, education funding and voting rights,” DLCC President Jessica Post said in a press release. “Over the past four years, the DLCC and state Democrats have switched hundreds of seats from red to blue, elected strong candidates from across the country and returned over half a dozen chambers to Democratic control.
“We are proud to stand by Joyce Barlow and add her to our growing list of great candidates committed to making a difference in their communities. The DLCC is motivated and ready to win more seats throughout the year and in November.”
Joyce Barlow is a registered nurse and small business owner in Albany. A longtime public health advocate, she founded Englewood Health Care, a home health care facility, in 1984. In 1991, she opened Englewood Home Health and Hospice Systems in Albany, the first Medicare/Medicaid Certified Home Health and Hospice agency in Southwest Georgia.
Barlow earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Barry University and an MBA from American Century University. In February 2022, she was inducted into the Georgia Nursing Association Hall of Fame and recognized for her healthcare advocacy work. In her free time, Barlow is active in charitable organizations.