Healthy people, families, and communities.


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We are seeking employees to join our dedicated teams across North Georgia Health District 1-2, which is comprised of six counties, including Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield!

Have you ever considered a career in Public Health?

Want to make a difference in your community?

Did you know that our mission is to promote and protect the health of the people in the North Georgia Health District, wherever they live, work and play, through population-based preventive programs?

Administrative, Child Health, Dental, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental, Infectious Disease, WIC Nutritional Services and Nurse Positions may be available in your area!

Click here to our Career Center to apply for open positions today!

Benefits offered to employees include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • State retirement plans
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Leave

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Since early 2020, each of us, our families and our communities have faced harrowing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, we have been deeply impacted in many ways that include everything from deprivation and financial loss to dire illnesses and even the death of loved ones. Fortunately, we are beginning to see signs of recovery from this pandemic; however, we still have a long way to go. Please take this survey to help us know how we, your local public health partners, can better support this recovery and help everyone get back to life-as-usual more quickly here in North Georgia. Thank you!

For English, please start the survey here:

English Version of COVID 19 Survey

Para Español, inicie la encuesta aquí:

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One-Stop Spot for School State Health Requirements on Tuesday, July 27th!

Is your child ready for the upcoming school year? The Cherokee County Health Department is conducting a Back to School Rush Health Clinic on Tuesday, July 27th from 2 to 6 p.m. at public health department locations in both Canton and Woodstock. The required Hearing, Dental, Vision and BMI/Nutrition Screenings will be available: Total cost for screenings is $60. Also, immunizations will be provided for school-age children for $21.90 each (for uninsured or underinsured). Medicaid (including Amerigroup, CareSource, Peachstate and WellCare), Peachcare for Kids, HUMANA, AETNA, United Health Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ambetter, CIGNA and Coventry are accepted. The health department location in Canton is 1219 Univeter Road and the location in Woodstock is 7545 North Main Street. For more information, please call (770) 345-7371 in Canton or (770) 928-0133 in Woodstock. (Click on Poster and Flyer below to download and share)


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Come get your delicious fresh fruits and vegetables this summer at several DRIVE-THRU Farmers Markets presented by North Georgia's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services.

Affordably priced and locally grown, these fresh fruits and vegetables can be prepared and served in a variety of scrumptious ways to enjoy healthy, nutritious meals, treats and snacks this summer... and beyond!

Participating farmers are from Brown’s Produce of Tunnel Hill and R & A Orchards of Ellijay.

The Drive-Thru Farmers Markets will be held this summer at the following dates and locations from 8 AM to 12 PM or for as long as produce lasts (just added site is in red):