The Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week is an annual observance aimed to help raise awareness and encourage preteens to make smart, healthy choices including defending themselves against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Discontinuation of Temporary Formulas
Effective March 1, 2023, temporarily approved non-contract, store-brand, and international formulas will no longer be eligible for issuance by the Georgia WIC Program and redemption by Georgia WIC Program participants.
Plant-based Enfamil Infant Formula Recalled Due to Health Concerns
Reckitt, one of the main formula manufacturers in the U.S., is recalling two batches of Enfamil ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula because of possible cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria.
Widespread Flu Activity in Georgia
Protect Yourself and Prevent the Spread of Flu
Ware County Board of Health Receives Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Implementation Grant
Fund Total of One Million Dollars to be Dispersed Over Three Years
Centralized Scheduling Tool for Monkeypox Vaccine Now Available on DPH Website
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has launched an online,
centralized scheduling tool and helpline to locate and make appointments for monkeypox
Mpox Vaccine Appointment Availability
The Southeast Health District has received an initial supply of Mpox vaccine. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-855-473-4374. We are available from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through… Read more »
Bilingual Customer Service Rep 1, 2, or 3-Call Center
Southeast Health District Call Center, Waycross, GA
High Temperatures in Georgia Raise Health Concerns
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging Georgians to avoid prolonged exposure to the heat and sun and to limit strenuous outdoor activity to prevent heat related illnesses.
DPH Urges Parents to Talk to Their Pediatricians for Guidance During Baby Formula Shortage
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging parents unable to find baby
formula typically used for their child to contact their pediatrician about appropriate nutritional and
safe feeding alternatives.