Apr 21, 2014 DPH urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by getting them vaccinated on time, every time. More
National Infant Immunization Week
National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 to May 3 and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by getting them vaccinated on time, every time. Read More
Smoke Free Campus
Tobacco use will be prohibited on all Georgia public college campuses, including Valdosta State University. Effective Oct. 1, the policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, on any property owned, leased or operated by the University System, including outdoor areas and parking lots. Read More
Nutrition Screening needed for entry into Georgia schools
When entering a Georgia school for the first time, parents will need to ensure their child receives a nutrition screening when getting their ear, eye and dental check. 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
Apr 11, 2014 Before your child heads off to summer camp or vacation this year, make sure they are up-to-date on their immunizations, especially pertussis and meningitis! More
Mar 24, 2014 Tobacco use will be prohibited on all Georgia public college campuses, including Valdosta State University. 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.