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Camden County Health Department

Welcome to the Camden County Health Department where providing top quality public health services is our main mission. We have health clinics conveniently located in Woodbine and St. Marys to better serve the citizens in Camden County. Our clinics provide many services including STD testing and STD treatment. STD testing includes chlamydia testing, gonorrhea testing, syphilis testing and HIV Testing. We provide women services and family planning including pap smears, birth control and pregnancy testing. The range of services offered at the Camden County Health Department helps make our beautiful coastal community a healthier place in which to live and we are proud to serve the people of Camden.

Camden County Board of Health Meetings
Camden County Board of Health meetings are held at 4 p.m. in the conference room at the Camden County Annex Building located at 107 Gross Road in Kingsland. 

The following meetings have been scheduled for 2015:
March 11
June 10
September 9
December 9

Camden County Health Clinics and Offices
Please call clinics for walk-in times.

St. Marys Clinic
905 Dilworth St.
St. Marys, GA 31558
Phone: (912) 882-8515
Fax: (912) 882-2072

Hours of Operation:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Woodbine Clinic
1501 Georgia Avenue
Woodbine, GA 31569
Phone: (912) 576-3040
Fax: (912) 729-3111

Hours of Operation:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Camden County Environmental Health
107 North Gross Road, Suite 4
Kingsland, GA 31548
Phone (912) 729-6012
Fax: (912) 729-6793

Hours of operation:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Extended hours on Thurs.
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.



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Two Flu-Related Deaths Confirmed in Coastal Health District

December 8, 2014 - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly females in the Coastal Health District - one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County. These are the first confirmed flu-related deaths in the Coastal Health District. There have been a total of five flu-related deaths in Georgia to date. The Coastal Health District is made up of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties.

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Tobacco Use Among Youth In Georgia Declines Significantly; Help to Quit Smoking Available Statewide

November 19, 2014 - New information from the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) shows fewer young people are using tobacco in the state. In fact, the rates are falling steadily and significantly.

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Coastal Health District Ebola Update, October 28

The following statement is from Diane Z. Weems, M.D. District Health Director, Coastal Health District Today, public health was contacted regarding an individual complaining of flu-like symptoms who had recently returned from Nigeria. In an overabundance of caution, the individual was transported to a local hospital. After further investigation of the individual's travel history, it was determined that this person does not meet the criteria for being at risk from Ebola based on the travel dates to that country. The World Health Organization declared Nigeria Ebola-free on October 20.* *According to WHO recommendations, the end of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in a country can be declared once 42 days have passed and no new cases have been detected. The 42 days represents twice the maximum incubation period for Ebola (21 days). This 42-day period starts from the last day that any person in the country had contact with a confirmed or probable Ebola case. For credible information on Ebola:

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Camden County Health Department Now Offering Flu Vaccine

October 7, 2014 - The Camden 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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Camden County Public Health Officials Encourage Rabies Precautions

July 23, 2014 - Reports of recent dog bites in the area of W. Dawson Ave and W. Johnson Ave in Kingsland have prompted Camden County Environmental Health officials to remind residents to avoid wild or stray animals and make sure pets are vaccinated against rabies. Rabies is a potentially deadly virus that is primarily spread by infected animals. Symptoms of rabies in animals include a change in behavior, biting, aggression, showing no fear of natural enemies (such as humans), foaming at the mouth, and paralysis.

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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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