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.

  • Environmental Health

    Environmental Health

    Each county health department has at least one environmental health specialist.

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  • Infectious Disease

    Infectious Disease

    The Office of Infectious Disease monitors and responds
    to incidents of HIV, STDs, influenza, tuberculosis, etc.

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  • 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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  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding

    The Southeast Health District (SEHD) is committed to helping mothers breastfeed their babies because breastfeeding is so important for good health.

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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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  • 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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  • WIC & Nutrition

    WIC & Nutrition

    All WIC services are 100% FREE.

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  • Babies Can’t Wait

    Babies Can’t Wait

    Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) is a statewide service delivery system for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families.

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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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News & Events

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

Dec 2, 2019

December 1-7, 2019, is this year’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW).


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.


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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.