Sep 09, 2015 As part of Georgia Shape Month, elementary schools in Georgia are invited to participate in Power Up for 30 Day on Sept. 30, an event that will promote physical activity, ... More
Shape Month 2015
As part of Georgia Shape Month, elementary schools in Georgia are invited to participate in Power Up for 30 Day on Sept. 30, an event that will promote physical activity, health and academic achievement in every elementary school across the state. Read More
First Human Case of WNV in Georgia
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges Georgians to protect themselves against mosquitoes. Read 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
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
Aug 07, 2015 Symptoms of WNV include headache, fever, neck discomfort, muscle and joint aches, swollen lymph nodes, and a rash – that usually develop three to 15 days after being bitten by ... More
Jul 29, 2015 Recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month, DPH reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school age children. 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.