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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.