Aug 02, 2016 August is a busy month with back-to-school shopping, last minute family vacations, registering for school, and leaving for college. As summer comes to an end and the school year begins, ... More
Protect Your Loved Ones against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
As summer comes to an end and the school year begins, people often forget to check if they and their family members are up to date on their vaccinations. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Georgians to get a head start on vaccinations required for school. Read More
Testing Pregnant Women for Zika Exposure
All pregnant women in the United States should now be assessed for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal care visit. Read More
Tip 'n Toss Campaign
Your local health department is urging residents to clean up around their homes, their yards and their communities and discard unnecessary items that can hold water. Tip ‘n Toss after every rainfall to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent the spread of Zika virus in South Georgia. 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 01, 2016 All pregnant women in the United States should now be assessed for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal care visit. More
Jul 20, 2016 Tift CHD has planned their 6th annual Back to School Bash in conjunction with Tift Regional Medical Center, Tift County Commission on Children & Youth and The Jay Deason Fund ... 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.