McIntosh County Health Department
Welcome to the McIntosh County Health Department where we are dedicated to helping improve the health of all of the citizens in our county. Centrally located in Townsend, our health department provides preventive health services such as adult and childhood immunizations, health checks for children and family planning services. We also provide STD testing and STD treatment including gonorrhea testing, chlamydia testing, syphilis testing and HIV testing. We perform pap smears and provide family planning services that include birth control and pregnancy testing. Our friendly and knowledgeable health department staff strives to provide quality public health services every day. McIntosh County is rich in history and we are proud to be a part of this growing community.
McIntosh County Board of Health Meetings
McIntosh County Board of Health meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. at the McIntosh County Health Dept. located at 1335 Hwy. 57 in Townsend.
The following meetings have been scheduled for 2015:
McIntosh County Health Clinic and Environmental Health Office
1335 GA Highway 57
McIntosh County Health Department News
Literacy Program Kicks Off
The McIntosh County Health Department is putting a $4,500 grant from the Coastal Georgia Foundation to promote literacy to good use. The grant is aimed at educating parents about the importance of reading to young children and giving books to children to inspire them to take an active interest in reading.The funding is being used to create a reading-friendly space - including a reading rug, children's chair and bookcase - inside the health department and to provide an age-appropriate book every for child who comes to the health department for services.
McIntosh County Health Department.
The new reading area at the McIntosh County Health Department is child-friendly.
The grant has allowed the health department to buy close to 1,000 books
County Representatives Get Vaccinated
Mandy Vaughn, Administrative from the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office, gets her free Tdap vaccine from McIntosh County nurse, Brooke Deverger, as Sheriff Department nurse, Efrain Gulman-Rosariom provides moral support. More than 25 county representatives including police, EMS, firefighters, deputies, public works, and administrative staff came out to get vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.