All county health departments, clinics and offices within South Health District, except for Echols County Health Department, will reopen tomorrow at 8am.
Category: District News Release
September 13, 2017 7:55 AM
Hurricane/tropical storm Irma is no longer a threat but recovering from the storm will take weeks, and even longer in some parts of the state. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to use extreme caution particularly in the next few days as residents return to their homes, power is restored and […]
September 12, 2017 5:10 PM
Valdosta – South Health District and health departments located in Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, including the Lake Park and Hahira health departments, Tift, and Turner Counties will remain closed on Wednesday, September 13. Currently, all clinics and facilities plan to resume normal business hours on Thursday, September 14. Environmental Health […]
September 08, 2017 11:33 AM
South Health District, the Adult Health Promotion clinic, and health departments located in Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, including the Lake Park and Hahira health departments, Tift, and Turner Counties will be closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. The decision to close these facilities is a precautionary measure […]
June 06, 2017 3:13 PM
May 26, 2017 3:42 PM
ATLANTA – Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and in Georgia, the beginning of mosquito season. Avoiding mosquito bites protects you and your family from mosquito-borne illness and helps prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illness in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends the use of EPA-registered insect repellents containing DEET […]
May 25, 2017 11:44 AM
DPH recognizes May as Stroke Awareness Month, and this week (May 21 – 27) as Annual EMS Week. In combination, DPH recognizes that without Emergency Medical Services, treating stroke quickly – critical to preventing permanent brain damage – would not be possible.
April 20, 2017 12:34 PM