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"Getting an immunization may not be fun, but it is over quickly; while diseases last much longer, says Southwest Health District Immunization Coordinator Rebecca Snow" Press Release pdf logo February 25, 2015

"IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE BABIES CAN’T WAIT PROGRAM"2.18.15 Part C Grant Application pdf logo 2.18.15 Public Comment News Release Grant FFY 2015pdf logo February 18, 2015

"Why many adults should get their measles shot – again." Article Link February 5, 2015

"Give heart disease in women a red light by raising awareness on first Friday in February Each year, one in three women die of heart disease and stroke, and the numbers in Southwest Health District are that high or even higher, particularly among women of color, said Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. Press Release pdf logo Janaury 29, 2015

"For Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Public Health Urges Women to get Screened and Vaccinated "Around 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, and approximately a third of them will die as a result of the cancer," said Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. Press Release pdf logo Janaury 9, 2015

Learn more about Cervical Cancer Here Flyer pdf logo Janaury 9, 2015

Public Health urges women to learn risk factors of breast cancer "One in eight American women develop breast cancer each year, so knowing if you are at risk, taking steps to lower your risk and getting screened regularly helps women find breast cancer early – when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms, says Southwest Georgia Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. Press Release pdf logo October 9, 2014

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CDC Pertussis Fast Facts

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Free "text4baby" campaign sends health information to new and expectant moms

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