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Public Health and ABAC Host Health Equity Summit

TIFTON – Access to health care and health resources is critical for all individuals to reach their highest health quality possible. Public health works daily to ensure that everyone has […]

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Monkeypox Vaccine & Testing

Update 8/2/22: Jynneos vaccine (Monkeypox vaccine) will be available only at Lowndes County Health Department beginning Friday, August 5, 2022 due to a limited supply. At this time, our health […]

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New Legislation Offers Strong Protection for Georgia Children Exposed to Lead

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, learning […]

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Powdered Infant Formula Recall

UPDATE 3/1/2022 A recall of powdered infant formula is expanding to include a specialty formula for infants with certain dietary needs. Abbott Nutrition is now recalling one lot of Similac […]

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccinations

Georgia residents who are currently homebound due to an ongoing physical or mental disability and are unable to travel to a COVID-19 vaccination site can request to receive vaccination at […]

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Janssen (J&J) Resumed

After a thorough safety review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have determined that the use of Janssen (J&J) COVID […]

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Janssen (J&J) Vaccinations Paused

ATLANTA – Following the guidance and recommendations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) […]

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Irwin Satur-Yay! COVID Clinic

Irwin County Health Department will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 24 from 9:00 AM to noon at the Chamber of Commerce’s Satur-Yay! Event at Cumbee Park. During […]

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Ben Hill Drive-Thru COVID-19 Clinic

Ben Hill County Health Department will hold a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 17 from 8:15-11:45AM. During this clinic Moderna vaccine will be administered to participants. “Appointments are […]

Faith-Based COVID Vaccine Clinics

South Health District partnered with five faith-based organizations to host mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Lowndes County. Public health officials will set up clinics at the below five churches during […]

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