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
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
Family Planning Changes
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 across Georgia are undergoing changes and as a result, there will be some new requirements for patients seeking those services. Read More
Flu Vaccine Now Available
The flu vaccine is now available in all South Health District health departments. For more information visit your county's page. Read More
Guard Against Mosquito-borne Illnesses
Public Health officials are encouraging South Georgians to wear mosquito spray whenever outdoors to guard against mosquito-borne illnesses. A horse in Lowndes County tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and mosquito pools have tested positive for EEE and West Nile Virus (WNV) this season. Read More
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