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Bryan County Health Department

Welcome to the Bryan County Health Department, where we are dedicated to providing preventive healthcare services to all Bryan County citizens. We have health clinics located in both Pembroke and Richmond Hill that offer services ranging from immunizations for children and adults to family planning and health checks. Our family planning services include birth control and pregnancy testing. We provide STD testing including chlamydia testing, HIV testing, syphilis testing and gonorrhea testing as well as STD treatment. We also provide Pap smears. We are proud to be a part of this growing community. From Fort McAllister to Ellabell, we want to help Bryan County families be the healthiest they can be.

Bryan County Board of Health Meetings
Bryan County Board of Health meetings are held at 10 a.m. at the Bryan Co. Health Department located at 430 Ledford St. in Pembroke.

The following meetings have been scheduled for 2013 and 2014:
December 3, 2013 
March 4, 2014
June 3, 2014
September 2, 2014
December 2, 2014

Bryan County Health Clinics and Offices

Pembroke Clinic and Environmental Health Office

430 Ledford Street
P. O. Box 9
Pembroke, GA 31321-0009
Phone: (912) 653-4331
Fax: (912) 653-4328

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Richmond Hill Clinic and Environmental Health Office

66 Captain Matthew Freeman Drive
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
The first left past Ft. McAllister Rd (spur 144), approximately 2 miles past Publix
Clinic Phone: (912) 756-2611
Clinic Fax: (912) 756-4828
Environmental Health Phone:
(912) 756-2636
Environmental Health Fax:
(912) 756-2416

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Bryan County Health Department Now Offering Flu Vaccine

October 7, 2014 - The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available. Cost for both the injectable (shot) and nasal spray form is $28. A high dose flu vaccine is also being offered for people ages 65 and older, and it is designed to provide the best protection for that age group. The high dose vaccine will be $45 per dose. Cost of the flu vaccine is covered under both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Health District Officials Encourage Continued Precautions against Mosquitoes

July 21, 2014 - Coastal Health District officials want to remind residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes which are not only a nuisance but can carry disease such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and chikungunya.

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Georgia WIC Program Annual Public Comment Period ( August 1, 2014 through August 31, 2014)

July 18, 2014 - The Georgia Department of Public Health's (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from August 1, 2014 through August 31, 2014. During this period, Georgians are invited to comment on the program's successes and identify opportunities to improve WIC services.

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Sale of Electronic Cigarettes Illegal to Minors in Georgia

July 2, 2014 - As of July 1, 2014, it is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under the age of 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions producing products.

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Coastal Health District Offers Tips on Summertime Safety

June 23, 2014 - Spending time outdoors is just one of the great things about summer. Coastal Health District officials want coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time and prevent illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.

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Health Departments Urge Parents to be Proactive with Back-to-School Immunizations

June 17, 2014 - Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children. A complete summary of Georgia immunization requirements can be found by clicking HERE.

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Free HIV Testing Event Scheduled for June 27

June 6, 2014 - The Coastal Health District HIV program will hold a free HIV testing event to support National HIV Testing Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27 at Oglethorpe Mall (outside of Belk) in Savannah. Educational information, music and other entertainment will also be on hand. All testing will be done without needles and results will come back quickly and remain confidential.

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Residents with Functional and Medical Needs Urged to Register with Health Department

May 12, 2014 - The start of hurricane season is just around the corner and those residents who meet certain criteria are encouraged to apply to be on the Bryan County Functional and Medical Needs Registry. The Registry is made up of residents who may require transport and medical assistance during a hurricane evacuation and have no other resources such as family, friends, neighbors, or church members to help them if they need to evacuate. Residents must apply to be on the registry.

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Celebrate National Public Health Week, April 7 - 13

April 1, 2014 - What is public health? It's helping people quit tobacco. It's inspecting restaurants for potential causes of foodborne illness. It's the prevention and treatment of HIV. It's watching for signs of disease outbreaks. It's making sure that residents who are most vulnerable are evacuated before a hurricane. It's educating mothers-to-be on the importance of breastfeeding. It's protecting children against diseases that can be prevented. It's all of that and much more. Public health touches every life at one time or another. National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 7 - 13, is a time to spread the news about the value of public health.

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Bryan County Health Department Offers Shingles Vaccine

March 25, 2014 - Shingles, which is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox, is an infection that can cause a very painful rash and about half of all cases occur in people over 60. The only way to lower the risk of getting shingles and the pain that's associated with it is to get vaccinated. The Bryan County Health Department currently has shingles vaccine available for those 60 and older.

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