A horse in Cook County has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
Category: District News Release
July 25, 2018 11:41 AM
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed twenty-four mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Lowndes County. Public Health Officials continue to encourage South Georgians to guard against exposure to mosquitoes.
July 12, 2018 11:41 AM
Summer vacation is winding down and school will commence soon, but is your child completely ready to start school? Local public health officials encourage you to stay up-to-date and get vaccinations required for school age children now.
June 20, 2018 9:01 AM
Through a partnership Mosquito Surveillance Program, Public Health officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County. South Georgians are encouraged to guard against exposure to mosquitoes.
April 20, 2018 9:23 AM
March 07, 2018 3:24 PM
To protect every adult and child, DPH established Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week, observed March 12-16, 2018, to serve as a reminder for parents to talk with their preteens and teens about getting immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases.
February 01, 2018 3:25 PM
DPH has confirmed three flu-related deaths in South Health District. These are the first confirmed flu-related deaths in the District this flu season.
January 29, 2018 3:28 PM
Health departments in Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner Counties will begin offering FREE flu shots to uninsured adults tomorrow, January 30, while supplies last.
January 16, 2018 12:51 PM
Protect Yourself and Prevent the Spread of Flu ATLANTA – If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer! Flu is widespread in Georgia, and more than three hundred individuals have been hospitalized with flu-related illness. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed four flu-related deaths so far,but […]