• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.


  • Gilmer County H1N1 Flu Shot Clinic

    H1N1 FLU SHOT CLINIC AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF ELLIJAY


    Gilmer H1N1 Flu Shot Clinic flyer
    (click for printable version)
    THE GILMER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL CONDUCT AN H1N1 (SWINE FLU) FLU SHOT CLINIC AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF ELLIJAY ON TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010 FROM 3 TO 6 P.M. THE CLINIC WILL BE HELD FOR PEOPLE AGES 6 MONTHS AND OLDER.

    PARENTS, PLEASE REMEMBER, CHILDREN UNDER AGE 10 WHO RECEIVED AN INITIAL H1N1 FLU SHOT NEED A SECOND DOSE!


    THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL PROVIDE THE VACCINE AT NO CHARGE TO PATIENTS. HOWEVER, AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE MAY BE CHARGED THROUGH MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND STATE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS FOR UNITED HEALTH CARE AND CIGNA. SERVICE WILL BE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

    FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE CALL THE GILMER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT (706) 635-4363.
  • Go Red for Women - Wear Red Day

    Wear Red DayFebruary 5th − Wear Red Day
    Support Women’s Heart Health

    February is American Heart Month and the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is stressing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle to decrease the chances of developing heart disease. In recognition of American Heart Month, DCH is encouraging employees to participate in National Wear Red Day on February 5th to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

    Inspire those around you to support the fight against heart disease by wearing red!

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