• Happy Thanksgiving from the North Georgia Health District! Our district offices in Dalton will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and 24. All our Public Health Departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will also be closed both days. Best wishes from us to you for a healthy and safe holiday!

Get YOUR Flu Shot TODAY!

FluShotBug-4WebNorth Georgia The best way to protect against the flu is with a flu shot and the CDC reports that flu activity is increasing in the U.S. as flu season peaks.* Are you protected from the flu? It’s not too late! Vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed time from work and school due to the flu and can prevent flu-related hospitalizations.

North Georgia Health District public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties have flu vaccine and no appointment is necessary.

Please contact your local health department for more information:

  • Cherokee: Canton (770) 345-7371 / Woodstock (770) 928-0133
  • Fannin: (706) 632-3023
  • Gilmer: (706) 635-4363
  • Murray: (706) 695-4585
  • Pickens: (706) 253-2821
  • Whitfield: (706) 279-9600

For more information about flu and its prevention, log onto www.cdc.gov/flu.


*Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/flu/


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