Jun 25, 2015 Irwin County School System joined other school systems throughout the state of Georgia by implementing a Tobacco-Free School policy. Under the 100% Tobacco-Free School policy no student, staff member or ... More
Irwin County School Tobacco Free
Irwin County School System joined other school systems throughout the state of Georgia by implementing a Tobacco-Free School policy. Under the 100% Tobacco-Free School policy no student, staff member or school visitor is permitted to use any tobacco product or E-cigarette, at any time on school property. Read More
High Temperatures Raise Health Concerns
With temperatures expected to be in the mid 90’s throughout the state for the next several days, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to avoid prolonged exposure to the heat and sun and to limit strenuous outdoor activity to prevent heat related illnesses. 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
Jun 23, 2015 Heat stroke is a serious illness characterized by a body temperature greater than 105 degrees. Symptoms may include dry red skin, convulsions, disorientation, delirium and coma. More
Jun 16, 2015 The event offers activities for the entire family; such as free health screenings (i.e., blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes) for adults, and games, face painting and other fun activities ... 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.