Carolyn Maschke

West Nile virus typically peaks in August

So far, no cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Southwest Health District this season, and public health officials would like to keep ... Read more

Free nicotine treatment expanded in Southwest Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is now offering free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) support to the 14 counties in the Albany Public Health ... Read more

Farm worker program coming

From Saturday, June 11, to Thursday, June 16, volunteers from health care organizations, institutions of higher learning, ministries and service organizations will work with area ... Read more

Safety tips for extreme heat dangers

When high temperatures mix with high humidity, older adults, the very young and people with chronic disease and mental illness are at highest risk of ... Read more