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The Coastal Health District of Georgia serves the counties of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long & McIntosh

Glynn County Health Department

DPH Logo_Coastal_GlynnCounty_HDWelcome 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 8:30 a.m. at the Glynn County Health Dept. located at 2747 Fourth Street in Brunswick.

The following meetings have been scheduled for 2017:
March 10
June 9
September 8
December 8

Glynn County Health Clinics and Offices

Health Department
2747 Fourth Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
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Phone: (912) 264-3961
Fax: (912) 265-8837
Hours of Operation (for health department services including WIC)
Mon., Tues., Wed., & Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

CARE Center
2747 Fourth Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
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Phone: (912) 264-3236
Fax: (912) 264-0813
Hours of Operation:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free HIV testing is available
as a walk-in service.

Environmental Health Department
1725 Reynolds Street
Ste. 105
Brunswick, GA 31520
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Phone: (912) 279-2940
Fax: (912) 267-4879
Hours of operation:
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Glynn County Information


P.R.I.D.E. Teen Driver Education Course for Parents/Teens Set for March 4

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Coastal Health District presents the Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (P.R.I.D.E.) program, created by the University of Georgia’s Traffic Injury Prevention Institute. This program represents a bold new initiative to partner parents and teens to reduce the incidence of teen injury and death due to traffic crashes. The next P.R.I.D.E. course will be held:

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Elizabeth F. Correll Teen Center
4226 Coral Park Dr., Brunswick, GA 31520

Please call or email Ronique Thomas to register: Phone: 912-262-2300    Email: Ronique.thomas@dph.ga.gov

 

Refreshments provided by I-95 Toyota.

 

 



Blood Drive Scheduled for March 14

The Glynn County Health Department will hold a blood drive from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, at the health department located at 2747 Fourth Street in Brunswick. Come out and give the gift of life!

 


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

Hurricane season officially begins June 1 which means it’s time for residents along Georgia’s coast to prepare – especially those who may have functional or medical needs and no way to evacuate if a storm is heading our way. The Functional and Medical Needs 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 and are encouraged to register now. FMN Ad District.indd

Those on the Registry will be evacuated to an American Red Cross shelter in an inland county that will likely be in a gymnasium or similar setting and could be several hours away. The Registry is truly a last resort, but if a hurricane is threatening our area, it is important that health department officials know where the most vulnerable residents are located so that evacuation assistance can be provided to them. People living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and personal care homes are not eligible for the Functional and Medical Needs Registry and must follow their facility’s emergency plan.

Functional needs registrants are individuals who may need services to maintain their independence in a shelter. This includes children and adults with physical, sensory, mental health, and cognitive and/or intellectual disabilities affecting their ability to function independently without assistance. Medical needs registrants are individuals who require support of trained medical professionals. This includes those individuals who may need assistance with managing unstable, terminal, or contagious conditions that require observation and ongoing treatment.

To apply, residents should call the Glynn County Health Department at 279-3350. The application and protected health information authorization form can also be downloaded HERE.


 Daily Car Seat Checks

Three out of four car seats is installed incorrectly. Is yours one of them? Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children ages 2-14 and the leading cause of injury-related death for children under two. When installed and used correctly, child car seats and seat belts can prevent injuries and save lives. Come by the Glynn County Health Department for a FREE car seat check Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Glynn County Health Department Out & About in the Community!