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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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COVID-19 Testing Changes

UPDATED 4/1/2021 Due to the high number of requests for testing at Lowndes County Health Department, the Lowndes testing site will now be open EVERY Tuesday. The testing site will […]

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Antigen Testing Now Available

Health Departments within the South Health District will begin providing free antigen testing on Monday, November 9 to anyone that has signs or symptoms of COVID-19, while supplies last. “We […]

Lowndes CHD & Lark Park Clinic closed Aug. 24

Update: Lowndes County Health Department reopened Tuesday, August 25 at 8 a.m. Lake Park Clinic will reopen Wednesday, August 26, for general services. The Lowndes County Health Department General Clinic […]

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Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in South Georgia

Public Health officials are encouraging South Georgians to take precautions whenever outdoors to guard against mosquito-borne illnesses. South Health District has received two confirmed reports of West Nile Virus through […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death in Turner County

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the first COVID-19 related death of a resident in Turner County. The individual was an 83-year old male […]

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Flu-Related Deaths in South Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed five flu-related deaths between South Health District and Southwest Health District, which covers 24 South Georgia counties. As of January 11, […]

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Financial Audits RFP

To view the RFP on financial audits, click here.

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The Benefits of Exercise for Adults

“Being a healthy adult is directly tied to being physically active and eating nutritiously,” says William Grow, MD, FACP, district health director.

Benefits of Exercise for Children & Adolescents

Childhood and adolescence are critical periods for developing movement skills, learning healthy habits, and establishing a firm foundation for lifelong health and well-being.