The first death associated with COVID-19 in the Southeast Health District has been confirmed.
The Southeast Health District will be opening Specimen Point of Collection (SPOC) centers for COVID-19 testing for individuals who have been referred through their primary care provider. The testing centers are not open for public visitation.
December 1-7, 2019, is this year’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW).
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.
Due to weather conditions caused by Hurricane Dorian, there are various hours or operation for a number of our Health Departments within our district.
Every September, the Southeast Health District, along with its preparedness and response team, comes together to observe National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is Personal Health Preparedness.
National Immunization Awareness Month 2019 – Pregnant women (August 5-11)
August is National Immunization Awareness Month.
August 1-7, 2019 is World Breastfeeding Week.