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Parking Lot Closed-smDalton, GA – Upper level parking at the Whitfield County Health Department on Professional Boulevard in Dalton will be closed Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29 due to ongoing construction of a new public safety communication system tower nearby at the Whitfield 911 Center. However, parking will be available to health department visitors this Thursday and Friday at the lower parking level at the back of the building. All regular parking spaces are expected to be available by the following Monday. Please call the Whitfield County Health Department at (706) 279-9600 with any questions or concerns.

Pickens County Health Department provides all State Health Requirements for School Students!

Pickens Back-to-School Health Clinic - Jul 2016 - graphic-smPrepare your child for the upcoming school year. The Pickens County Health Department will conduct a Back-to-School Bash Health Clinic on Tuesday, July 19th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The health department is located at 60 Health Way in Jasper. This is the One-Stop Spot for school students’ state health requirements. The clinic is offering required Hearing, Dental, Vision and BMI/Nutrition Screenings and providing Immunizations for school-age children. The clinic is accepting Medicaid (including AmeriGroup, PeachState and WellCare) and PeachCare for Kids. For more information or to check on additional insurances accepted, please call (706) 253-2821.

How to Stay Cool in Extreme Heat - video graphic-smPublished by CDC on June 6, 2013: A message from Dr. Robin Ikeda, Acting Director of CDC's National Center for Environmental Health, on how you can prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths by staying cool, hydrated and informed.

One-Stop Spot for School Students’ State Health Requirements on July 26

Is your child ready for the upcoming school year? The Cherokee County Health Department is conducting a Back-to-School Health Clinic on Tuesday, July 26th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at public health department locations in both Canton and Woodstock. The required Hearing, Dental, Vision and BMI/Nutrition Screenings will be available: Total cost for screenings is fifty dollars. Also, immunizations will be provided for school-age children for $21.90, each (for uninsured or underinsured). Medicaid (including AmeriGroup, PeachState and WellCare), PeachCare for Kids, HUMANA, AETNA, United Health Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (immunizations, only), CIGNA and Coventry are accepted. The health department location in Canton is1219 Univeter Road and the address in Woodstock is 7545 North Main Street. For more information, please call (770) 345-7371 in Canton or (770) 928-0133 in Woodstock.