COVID-19 | South Health District

COVID-19 | South Health District

COVID-19 resources for Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift, and Turner Counties.

COVID-19 Questions? Call Our Hotline:


Our hotline is open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m.- 12 noon



Call Your Health Department For FREE COVID-19 Testing

Testing Schedule:
Lowndes – Monday-Saturday
Ben Hill & Tift – Monday-Friday
Berrien – Wed. & Thurs.
Brooks & Lanier – Mon. & Tues.
Cook – Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
Echols & Turner – Wednesday
Irwin – Monday

All sites are open from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. except Irwin County which closes at 11:30 a.m.

Health Department Contact Information.

Direct Patient Lines Across Georgia




We know you have a lot of questions and we want you to have factual information. South Health District has created a dedicated web page with answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 in our area.

Please note: this is a rapidly evolving situation and information is subject to change.

Local COVID-19 FAQs
CDC COVID-19 Guidance

State of GA Violations and Questions


Report Violations or Ask Questions

The Office of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has set up a toll-free hotline for questions from the public about COVID-19. Gov. Kemp has also tasked several law enforcement agencies with enforcing executive orders to slow the spread of illness. Visit the link below for details.

Constituent Services
State COVID-19 Hotline

District COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by County

Click here for a chart showing all confirmed cases in Georgia. The chart is updated daily at noon and 7 p.m.
Please Note: Our local case totals are updated daily at 10 a.m. These numbers may differ from the DPH Daily Status Report as those numbers update daily at noon and 7 p.m.