Mar 17, 2015 Emanuel County Schools, Lowndes County Schools and Jenkins County Schools all recently implemented Georgia’s 100% Tobacco-Free School policies. More
Lowndes County Schools Tobacco Free
More than half – 101 out of 181 – Georgia school districts are now tobacco-free. Emanuel County Schools, Lowndes County Schools and Jenkins County Schools all recently implemented Georgia’s 100% Tobacco-Free School policy leading to this milestone. Read More
BCW Seeks Public Comment
Interested persons are invited to participate in a 60-day public comment period for the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Annual State Application under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Fiscal Policies. Read More
First Confirmed Case of Measles in Georgia
DPH is confirming the state's first reported case of measles since 2012. The infected infant arrived in Atlanta from overseas and is not connected to the Disneyland outbreak. Read More
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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.
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