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.

  • 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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  • Environmental Health

    Environmental Health

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

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  • Perinatal Health

    Perinatal Health

    Perinatal services are offered to pregnant females that supports, enhances, and coordinates the health and other services recommended for mothers and babies.

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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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  • 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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  • Health Check Services

    Health Check Services

    For availability, check with your local health department.

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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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  • 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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News & Events

WIC Services and Government Shutdown 2018-2019

Jan 2, 2019

Due to the government shutdown that began at midnight eastern standard time on Saturday, December 22, 2018, the Georgia WIC services will not be affected at this time, including the issuance and redemption of WIC vouchers. Participants will be notified if there are any future changes in this matter. Please continue to keep your WIC… Read more »

Am I Eligible For WIC?

Dec 26, 2018

• Must live in Georgia • Infants from birth to 12 months • Children ages 1 to 5 (including foster children) • Pregnant women • Postpartum women (up to 6 months) • Breastfeeding mothers (up to 1 year) Find out if you are eligible at WIC is available at your local Health Department. Please… Read more »

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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.