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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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Boards of Health Meeting

All ten county boards of health will hold one joint meeting on Friday, March 26, at noon via conference call. Public is welcome to call in to the meeting. Telephone […]

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