• Happy Thanksgiving from the North Georgia Health District! Our district offices in Dalton will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and 24. All our Public Health Departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will also be closed both days. Best wishes from us to you for a healthy and safe holiday!

Pickens County Health Department recognized as Champions for Immunization!

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CONGRATULATIONS to the Pickens County Health Department for winning the 2017 Walt Orenstein Champions for Immunization Award! Staff from the Pickens County Health Department and our district Infectious Diseases Department recently accepted the award at the 2017 Immunize Georgia Conference. The Walt Orenstein Champions for Immunization Award honors individuals, public/private agencies or coalitions who demonstrate excellence in providing immunization care and exemplify the immunization guidelines set forth in the Standards for Child, Adolescent and Adult Immunization Practices.


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