OSHA investigates Gainesville liquid nitrogen incident

Release: OSHA CONTINUES INVESTIGATION INTO JANUARY FATAL INCIDENT AT FOUNDATION FOOD GROUP SERVICES IN GAINESVILLE Agency encourages workers to share information to assist in the investigation ATLANTA –  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…

Mental health first aid training beginning in April

Release: In coordination with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Region 4 Field Office, Legacy Behavioral Health Service sand Lowndes County Board of Commissioners will host a series of Mental Health First Aid trainings beginning…

SHD makes COVID-19 testing a routine clinical service

Release: Public Health COVID-19 Testing Changes VALDOSTA – Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021, health departments throughout South Health District will begin offering rapid COVID-19 testing as a clinical appointment. The two largest health departments, Lowndes and…

Valdosta State holds successful Fresh Check Day

Release: VSU Takes a Fresh Approach to Mental Health  VALDOSTA — With suicide being the second leading cause of death among people ages 10 to 24, Valdosta State University recently partnered with the Jordan Porco…

Georgia reaches 3 Million administered vaccines

Release: Georgia Administers Over 3 Million Vaccines, 1 Million Seniors Vaccinated Atlanta, GA – Recently, the Georgia Department of Public Health vaccine dashboard reported that over 3 million vaccines have been administered, approximately 82% of the doses allocated…