South Health District

Welcome to South Health District

South Health District’s mission is to prevent disease and injury, promote health and well-being and prepare for and respond to disasters in the counties of Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift, and Turner.

South Health District News

May 09, 2022 There is no safe amount of lead in a child’s blood. Even small amounts of lead can result in damage to the brain and nervous system, cause behavioral problems, ... More

Apr 27, 2022 The 2022 hurricane season is here, and The Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District wants to remind you that the time to prepare for a hurricane is ... More

Mar 31, 2022 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Drug Surveillance Unit has received increased reports of overdoses due to drugs mixed with fentanyl, particularly cocaine, methamphetamine, and counterfeit pills. Overdoses ... 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.

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