News Release - High Temperatures and Health Concerns

Please click the link below for information on staying safe during the high temperatures.

Hight Temperatures in Georgia Raise Health Concerns

Important Information:

The Lumpkin County Health Department now has all 3 of the COVID-19 vaccines, Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen. No appointment needed, please call our office at 706-867-2727 for walk-in dates and times.

Testing Locations

There are multiple COVID testing locations available in District 2. For more information on these locations please click the link below. Please note that COVID testing will be closed on January 17, 2022.

COVID - District 2 Testing Locations

Closing Schedule 2022

The Lumpkin County Health Department will be closed on the following days.

  • June 20th - Closed
  • June 23rd - Closed
  • June 30th - Closed from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • July 4th - Closed 
  • July 21st - Closing at 3:00 PM

Mission Statement

The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is to promote health and prevent diseases, injury, and disability. We work with our communities, public and private agencies, businesses, elected officials, and all people to ensure the highest quality health education, health promotion, disease prevention, and health services.