Jun 20, 2018 Through a partnership Mosquito Surveillance Program, Public Health officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County. South Georgians are encouraged to guard ... More
Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Through a partnership Mosquito Surveillance Program, Public Health officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County. South Georgians are encouraged to guard against exposure to mosquitoes. Read More
In the United States, rabies occurs primarily in wild mammals (e.g., skunks, raccoons, coyotes, foxes and bats). Sometimes, these wild animals infect domestic cats, dogs, and livestock. Find out more about rabies here. Read More
Long Acting Birth Control
If the only BABY you want right now has fur, consider a long acting birth control. Get it and forget it! 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 20, 2018 Immunization is a shared responsibility. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. More
Mar 19, 2018 Although Tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, many people in the United States still suffer from the disease. 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.