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Glynn County Health Department

Welcome to the Glynn County Health Department, where our mission is to protect the health of people and their environment wherever in our county they live, work and play. We are committed to helping improve the health of all the citizens of Glynn County by providing a range of public health services including adult and childhood immunizations, STD testing and community outreach. The Glynn County Health Department also has a dedicated clinic to serve the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS in our county. Our STD tests include chlamydia testing, syphilis testing, gonorrhea testing and HIV testing. We also provide STD treatment. Our clinic provides pap smears and family planning including birth control and pregnancy testing. We are proud to be an integral part of the Glynn County community and strive every day to help our citizens live healthier.

Glynn County Board of Health Meetings
Glynn County Board of Health meetings are held at 12 p.m. at the Glynn County Health Dept. located at 2747 Fourth Street in Brunswick.

The following meetings have been scheduled for 2013 and 2014:
December 13, 2013
March 14, 2014
June 13, 2014
September 12, 2014
December 12, 2014


Glynn County Health Clinics and Offices

Glynn County Health Department

2747 4th Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone:(912) 264-3961
Fax:(912) 265-8837

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except for state holidays)
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Glynn County
Environmental Health
1725 Reynolds Street
Ste. 105
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: (912) 279-2940
Fax: (912) 267-4879

 
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Glynn CARE Center
2747 4th Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: (912) 264-3236
Fax: (912) 264-0813

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except for state holidays)
Free HIV testing is available as a walk-in service.


           


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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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Changes to Take Place in Health-Related School Attendance Requirements for the 2014-2015 School Year

March 3, 2014 - The 2014-2015 school year will bring changes for some children attending Georgia schools. Health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties want to make communities aware of those changes now, before the end of the current school year.

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Babies Can't Wait Public Comment Period

March 3, 2014 - Babies Can't Wait (BCW), Georgia's statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, ages birth to three, and their families, invites interested persons to participate in a 60-day public comment period for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2014 Annual State Application under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Fiscal Policies.

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WIC Appointment Call Center Up and Running

February 25, 2014 - The toll-free appointment call center (1-855-262-7670) for the Coastal Health District's Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) supplemental nutrition program is now functioning properly. The call center, used for women who have questions about WIC services or need to schedule or reschedule WIC appointments, was previously out of service for a couple of weeks. The local call center number for Glynn and McIntosh counties (912-289-1810) is also working correctly.

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Flu-Related Death Confirmed in Glynn County

February 21, 2014 - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County. This is the third confirmed flu-related death in the Coastal Health District. In addition to the death in Glynn County, there have been two confirmed flu-related deaths in Chatham County. There have been a total of 43 confirmed flu-related deaths in Georgia.

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WIC Appointment Call Center Not Operational but Health Departments Can Schedule Appointments

February 13, 2014 - The toll-free appointment call center (1-855-262-7670) for the Coastal Health District's Women, Infants, and Children's supplemental nutrition program is currently not working. The local call center number for Glynn and McIntosh counties (912-289-1810) is also out of order at this time. The call center is used for women who have questions about WIC services or need to schedule or reschedule WIC appointments. WIC appointments can still be made by calling individual health departments at the following numbers:

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Health Department Officials Encourage Precautions after Fox Spotted Acting Strangely

February 10, 2014 - Glynn County Health Department officials are encouraging residents to be aware of unusual behavior in wildlife after a Glynn County resident spotted a fox acting strangely in the Scranton Connector area of Brunswick. The fox has not been located so it is not known whether or not the animal is rabid; however, unusual behavior is one of the symptoms of rabies.

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Babies Can't Wait Early Intervention Public Hearing Announcement

February 6, 2014 - The Babies Can't Wait program invites interested persons to participate in a 60-day public comment period for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2013 Annual State Application under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and Child Find, Personnel Management, and Procedural Safeguards Policies, from February 18, 2013 to April 18, 2013. For more information, please click HERE.

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Three Coastal Health District Counties Receive Funding to Prepare for National Accreditation

February 4, 2014 - Health departments in Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties have been awarded $39,300 to support progress in meeting requirements of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), the first and only voluntary national accreditation program for public health departments. The District will use the funding to create community health improvement plans in those three counties where community health assessments were recently conducted.

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Health Departments to Re-Open at 1 p.m., Jan. 30

January 29, 2014 - All health departments and public health facilities in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties will delay opening until 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 30. Any clients who had appointments prior to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, are asked to call the appropriate facility to reschedule.

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