District 4 Public Health

Clinic appointment: 1-800-847-4262
WIC appointment: 1-706-298-6080
Please call: 1-866- PUB-HLTH (782-4584) to report any health emergencies or notifiable/reportable conditions 24 hours 7 days a week


To protect and improve the health of our communities through the prevention of disease, the promotion of healthy behaviors, access to quality services, strong community partnerships and disaster preparedness


To lead the way for our communities to live healthier and safer lives.

Latest News

  • DPH Identifies 14 Cases of Vaping-Associated Illnesses, Two Deaths
    October 9, 2019 -

    There are 14 cases of vaping-associated lung injury in Georgia, including two deaths. Symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, nausea and vomiting. read more

  • Outbreak of Lung Disease Associated with E-Cigarette Use or Vaping
    September 16, 2019 -

    The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed three cases of severe respiratory illness in individuals who reported a history of vaping. About ten possible cases are currently being reviewed. Symptoms of the illness include cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, all of which worsen over time. read more

  • Dining with man's best friend
    August 27, 2019 -

    Ever wanted to grab a bite to eat while out on a stroll with your dog? A recent addition to the Georgia Food Service Rules and Regulations, Chapter 511-6-1, allows food service establishments to offer an outdoor dining patio area where patrons can sit with their pet dogs. read more