Toombs County Health DepartmentToombs County, the 142nd county formed in Georgia, was created in 1905 from parts of Emanuel, Tattnall and Montgomery counties. The county was named for Robert Toombs, the Confederacy's Brigadier General and Secretary of State. Toombs had served in both houses of the U.S. Congress but was a leading secession advocate at the Secession Convention at Milledgeville.

The county has three incorporated municipalities: Vidalia, Lyons, and Santa Clause. Lyons is the county seat, while Vidalia is the largest and the location of the Southeastern Technical Institute.
Toombs County is known worldwide as the Vidalia onion capital.

For health information on the county, visit

Meadows Regional is the local hospital.

Toombs County Health Dept.
Nurse Manager - Tabitha Hutto, BSN
Environmental Health - Walt White

714 NW Broad Street
P O Box 308
Lyons, GA 30436-0308
FAX: 526-6504
Hours of operation:
7:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Thursday
8am-5pm, Friday

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Southeast Health District
1101 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501
P: 912-285-6002
F: 912-284-2980


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