Mar 07, 2018 To protect every adult and child, DPH established Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week, observed March 12-16, 2018, to serve as a reminder for parents to talk with their preteens and ... More
It's Time to Vaccinate your Preteen
To protect every adult and child, DPH established Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week, observed March 12-16, 2018, to serve as a reminder for parents to talk with their preteens and teens about getting immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. 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
Counties Receive Car Seat Mini Grants
Ben Hill, Lowndes and Tift County Health Departments received car seat mini grants in South Health District. Read More
Cold versus Flu: Know the Facts
The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, it can be difficult to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. 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
Feb 01, 2018 DPH has confirmed three flu-related deaths in South Health District. These are the first confirmed flu-related deaths in the District this flu season. More
Jan 29, 2018 Health departments in Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner Counties will begin offering FREE flu shots to uninsured adults tomorrow, January 30, while supplies last. 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.