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 2012 and 2013:
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
McIntosh County Health Clinic and Environmental Health Office
1335 GA Highway 57
McIntosh County Health Department Joins with Partners to Offer Breast Exams & Mammograms
The McIntosh County Health Department, the Southeast Georgia Health System (SGHS),The McIntosh County Health Dept., Southeast Georgia Health System, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Coastal Georgia Affiliate, and the American Cancer Society recently teamed up to offer clinical breast exams and mammograms at no cost for women who qualified. The event took place in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly in Darien utilizing the SGHS mobile mammography van. Women who participated also received a pink carnation, breast care goody bag, and the chance to win a door prize.
McIntosh Co. Health Dept. and Coastal Health District Participate in Health Fair
Representatives from the McIntosh County Health Department and the Coastal Health District took part in a community health fair held at McIntosh County Academy. Several community agencies and organizations were on hand to let residents know what services they offer. Public health was well represented and provided information on health department services, smoking cessation services, the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, and environmental health.