Jan 16, 2015 Baby LUV received a grant to continue their work to improve birth outcomes in Lowndes County. More
Baby LUV enters second year of HCG Foundation Grant
The Lowndes County BOH was awarded a grant by Healthcare Georgia Foundation to continue their work to improve birth outcomes in Lowndes County through the Baby LUV program. Read More
Youth Tobacco Use Declines
Over the past decade, rates of youth who have used any form of tobacco have dropped from 26.1 percent in 2003 to 19.4 percent in 2013. The percentage of high school students who smoked cigarettes on at least one day during the 30 days before the survey, declined from 20.9 percent to 12.8 percent. Read More
National and international health authorities are currently working to control a large, ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) involving areas in West Africa. This is the largest outbreak of EVD ever documented and the first recorded in West Africa. Read More
Welcome to South Health District
South Health District’s mission is to promote and protect the health and well being of anyone that lives, works, or plays in the counties of Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift, and Turner.
South Health District News
Nov 19, 2014 Over the past decade, rates of youth who have used any form of tobacco have dropped from 26.1 percent in 2003 to 19.4 percent in 2013. The percentage ... More
Oct 03, 2014 Making sure families have access to family planning care has always been a central focus of public health. While that is still the case, Family Planning programs in health departments ... More
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South Health District serves residents in south central Georgia. To find information about your local county health department, please select their page below.