Public Health

  1. Public Notice: Governor Kemp Orders Shelter in Place

    Governor Brian Kemp has signed an Executive Order requiring all Georgia residents and visitors to Shelter in Place and limit social interaction effective 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020. Read on...
  2. Superior Court Update-March 30, 2020

    All Civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury are cancelled through May 1, 2020. Read on...
  3. Temporary Tourist Accommodation Restrictions, Traffic Checkpoints, and Mandatory Curfew

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The Georgia Department of Public Health Coastal Health District serves Camden County. View the latest news, including timely public health alerts, on the Coastal Health District website

COVID-19 Preparedness & Response

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Coastal Health District are closely monitoring an outbreak of COVID-19, a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The virus was first detected in Wuhan City, China in December 2019, and continues to expand to other countries, including the United States.

The Georgia Department of Public Health has created a resource page to answer your questions about the virus and what you can do to prepare. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 may resemble the common cold or seasonal flu, which is a far greater risk this time of year. 

The best way to prevent infection with any respiratory virus is to use the same preventative strategies used during a normal cold and flu season: 

  • get a flu shot, 
  • wash hands regularly, 
  • cover coughs and sneezes, and 
  • stay home when experiencing symptoms of illness until they resolve. 

It is important to remember that viruses cannot target people from specific populations, ethnicities or racial backgrounds and this type of stigma should be avoided. The CDC shares more information about stigma related to COVID-19 and how to prevent it.

Camden County Health Clinics and Offices

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The Camden County Health Department is dedicated to improving the health of those who live, work, and play in our county by preventing disease and illness, promoting health and well being, and preparing for and responding to disasters.

The health clinics in both St. Marys and Woodbine offer services including:

  • Immunizations (children and adults)
  • Women’s Health Services (including birth control)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
  • STD testing and treatment
  • HIV testing and services
  • TB Testing and treatment
  • Children’s Special Services
  • Adolescent Health and Youth Development
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 
  • Environmental Health

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

St. Marys Clinic
905 Dilworth Street
St. Marys, GA 31558
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Phone: (912) 882-8515
Fax: (912) 882-2072

Woodbine Clinic
1501 Georgia Avenue
Woodbine, GA 31569
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Phone: (912) 576-3040
Fax: (912) 729-3111

Environmental Health Office
107 North Gross Road, Suite 4
Kingsland, GA 31548
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Phone (912) 729-6012
Fax: (912) 729-6793