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 2013 and 2014:
November 20, 2013
February 26, 2014
May 28, 2014
August 27, 2014
November 26, 2014
McIntosh County Health Clinic and Environmental Health Office
1335 GA Highway 57
McIntosh County Health Department News
Walk-in Clinic for Back to School Immunizations Scheduled for August 5 at Health Department
The McIntosh County Health Department will
hold a walk-in immunization clinic (no appointment necessary) from 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, to make it as convenient as possible for parents to bring their children in for back to school immunizations and screenings. Click HERE for a complete summary of Georgia immunization
requirements, including new requirements for seventh graders.
McIntosh County Health Department Receives Grant
to Promote Literacy in Children
The McIntosh County Health Department has received a $4,500
grant from the Coastal Georgia Foundation to promote literacy by 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 grant funding
will be 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.
Health Department Clients