South Health District encouraging mammograms

VALDOSTA - The South Health District is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by reminding women to schedule a mammogram appointment now. Release: Nearly 10 million cancer screenings were missed in the United States due to…

Health Department hosts “Back to School Bash”

VALDOSTA - The South Health District is holding a "Back to School Bash" with goodie bags for children who receive their vaccinations. Release: Lowndes County Health Department encourages parents to beat the end of summer…

COVID cases on the rise across South Georgia

VALDOSTA - As cases of COVID are on the rise across the South Health District the public is being reminded to remain attentive. Release: COVID cases are rising across the Georgia Department of Public Health’s…

Warmer weather increases wild animal encounters

ATLANTA - Residents are being reminded to becareful when encountering wild animals during warmer weather due to rabies risk. Release: Warmer weather has arrived and with it comes an increased potential to encounter wild animals.…

Lowndes, Berrien, Cook show increase in COVID cases

The COVID-19 Summary for the current district totals released by the South Health District reports an increase in cases in Lowndes County. The South Health District released the COVID-19 Summary for March 3 - April…

South District: Get heart healthy during Heart Month

February is Heart Month and the Georgia Department of Public Health's South District reminds everyone to protect their hearts. Release: Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the nation’s leading killer of both men and women across all…

DPH report shows 1,627 new COVID cases in…

The DPH South Health District has released the COVID-19 weekly summary as of January 27, 2022. The weekly report shows that Lowndes County had an increase of 1,627 COVID-19 cases. See the South Health District's…