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Long County Health Department

lcome to the Long County Health Department where our mission is to serve all of the citizens of Long County by offering preventive health services along with community outreach and education. We work every day to improve the quality of life of the people in Long County by providing adult and childhood immunizations, family planning, health checks for children and a host of other services.We provide STD testing including HIV testing, gonorrhea testing, chlamydia testing, syphilis testing and also STD treatment. Our women and family planning services include pap smears, birth control and pregnancy testing. We are proud to be a part of this community of more than 10,000 and are here to help the citizens of Long County with their health needs.

Long County Board of Health Meetings
Long County Board of Health meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. at the Long County Health Dept. located at 584 North Macon Street in Ludowici.

The following meetings have been scheduled for 2013 and 2014:
December 5, 2013
March 6, 2014
June 5, 2014
September 4, 2014
December 4, 2014


Long County Health Clinics and Offices

Long County Health Department

584 N. Macon Street
PO Box 279
Ludowici, GA 31316
Phone:(912) 545-2107
Fax:(912) 545-2112

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Long County Environmental Health
584 N. Macon Street
PO Box 279
Ludowici, GA 31316
Phone:(912) 545-2107
Fax:(912) 545-2112

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) Program
WIC has been helping families for over 30 years, preventing children's health problems and improving their health, growth and development. Want to find out if you're eligible for WIC services including nutrition education and vouchers for healthy food? Click HERE.


Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinic October 2

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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: www.cdc.gov/ebola www.dph.ga.gov/ebola

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Long County Health Department Now Offering Flu Vaccine

October 7, 2014 - The Long 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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Long County Health Department to Hold Back-to-School Fair July 31

June 11, 2014 - The Long County Health Department will hold a back-to-school fair from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, at the Health Department located at 584 North Macon Street in Ludowici.

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