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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Ben Hill County

36 total COVID-19 related deaths reported in South Health District Fitzgerald – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the first COVID-19 related death of a resident of Ben Hill County. The individual was a 73-year old male who was not hospitalized. It is unknown at this time if this […]

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Free COVID-19 Testing Available Across South Health District

Call your local health department to learn more Free COVID-19 testing is available in all 10 counties across the Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District. The South Health District includes Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner Counties. Anyone interested in being tested for COVID-19 can call their […]

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One New COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Turner County

Ashburn – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Turner County. The individual was a 90-year old female with underlying medical conditions. The individual was not hospitalized.         “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this individual during this […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Irwin County

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of South Health District. One individual was a resident of Irwin County and the second individual was a resident of Lowndes County. The Irwin County individual was an 80-year old female with underlying medical conditions. This […]

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One New COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Turner County

Ashburn – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Turner County. The individual was a 63-year old male with underlying medical conditions. The individual was hospitalized. “We are truly saddened to learn of the passing of another resident of South Health […]

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One New COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Brooks County

Quitman – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Brooks County. The individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical conditions. The individual was not hospitalized. “Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of this individual,” said […]

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Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported for Turner County

Ashburn – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of Turner County. One individual was an 85-year old female with underlying medical conditions. One individual was a 69-year old male with underlying medical conditions. Both individuals were hospitalized.  “We are truly saddened to […]

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Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported for Brooks County

QUITMAN – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of Brooks County. One individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical conditions. One individual was a 87-year old male with underlying medical conditions. Neither individual was hospitalized.        “Our hearts go out to the […]

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One New COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Brooks County

QUITMAN – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Brooks County. The individual was a 88-year old female with underlying medical conditions. She was hospitalized. “We are saddened to learn of the passing of another resident of our district,” said William […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Cook County

Three new deaths reported across district The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed three new COVID-19 related deaths. One individual was a resident of Cook County, one person was a resident of Tift County and one was a resident of Turner County. The Cook County individual was a 77-year old […]

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