National Diabetes Month

Did you know that adults with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to die from heart disease or stroke as people without diabetes? This is because over time, high blood glucose from diabetes can damage your blood vessels and the nerves that control your heart. Click here to learn more information.

Southeast Health District

Our mission is to promote and protect the health of people in Southeast Georgia, wherever they live, work and play, uniting with individuals, families and communities to improve and enhance their quality of life.

  • Women’s Health – Family Planning

    Women’s Health – Family Planning

    The Family Planning Program provides comprehensive services to improve the health of families and to address the health needs of women.

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  • Children’s Medical Services

    Children’s Medical Services

    Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is a public health program striving to provide a community-based comprehensive system of medical/health care for children birth to age 21 with chronic medical conditions.

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  • Children First Services

    Children First Services

    Children 1st is the single point of entry to a statewide collaborative system of public health and other prevention based programs and services.

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  • Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency Preparedness involves making sure you, your family, and your community are prepared to deal with a disaster – whether it is natural or man-made, accidental or intentional.

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  • Teens

    Teens

    All teen services are confidential.

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  • Vaccines and Immunizations

    Vaccines and Immunizations

    Not sure what immunizations you or a loved one may need?

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  • Vaccines and Immunizations

    Vaccines and Immunizations

    Not sure what immunizations you or a loved one may need?

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  • Health Promotion Services

    Health Promotion Services

    The Southeast Health District (SEHD) Office of Health Promotion provides population based health information, education and interventions.

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  • WIC & Nutrition

    WIC & Nutrition

    All WIC services are 100% FREE.

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  • Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

    Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

    Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) ensures babies are screened for hearing loss in a timely manner.

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News & Events

Southeast Health District Urges Residents to Report Handling of Raccoon

Nov 7, 2019

If you have or someone you know has recently handled a raccoon in the parking lot of a feed store along Highway 82 near the Brantley/Ware County line, your health may be at risk, and you are in urgent need of further evaluation. A timely response is required to receive proper treatment, please contact a public health official at (912) 670-1249, (912) 548-2620 or (912) 218-2428.


Client Engagement and Retention Presentation Given at State Public Health Conference

Oct 22, 2019

During the morning session at the 8th Annual State of the Public’s Health Conference held in Athens on October 22, Southeast Health District’s very own Wellness Program Manager Shelby Freeman, Wellness Nurse Manager Amanda Coffee, and Wellness Coordinator Regina Renfroe shared their “Practices to Increase Client Engagement and Retention in a Rural HIV Clinic” presentation with those in attendance.


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Checkups for Kids

The Health Check program ensures that children enrolled in Medicaid or PeachCare® for Kids receive regular well-child checkups. Check with your local Health Department for availability.

Know Your Status

Know your status – do it for yourself and for your partner. Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing is available at all health departments and wellness centers within the Southeast Health District.

Prepare Now

Emergency Preparedness involves making sure you, your family and your community are prepared to deal with a disaster – whether it is natural or man-made, accidental or intentional. Preparation and response are critical.