Sep 13, 2017 All county health departments, clinics and offices within South Health District, except for Echols County Health Department, will reopen tomorrow at 8am. More
DPH Urges Safety Precautions After Irma
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to use extreme caution particularly in the next few days as residents return to their homes, power is restored and damage assessments are made. Read More
Confirmed Cases of Mosquito-borne Diseases
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed a resident tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ben Hill County and a horse tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Lowndes County. Read More
A Healthy Start Begins With On-Time Vaccinations
Immunizations give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before age 2. 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
Sep 13, 2017 Hurricane/tropical storm Irma is no longer a threat but recovering from the storm will take weeks, and even longer in some parts of the state. The Georgia Department of ... More
Sep 12, 2017 Valdosta – South Health District and health departments located in Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, including the Lake Park and Hahira health departments, Tift, and Turner Counties ... 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.