Worth County Health Department

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1012 W. Franklin Street
Sylvester, Georgia 31791

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The Infectious Disease Program

HIV/AIDS – Provides Counseling, Testing and Referral Services. Risk Reduction and ADAP and patient Direct Benefit support available.

Communicable/Infectious Disease – provides oversight and feedback related to causal identity, treatment, prevention, and education.

Tuberculosis Control Program – Oversees local health departments providing diagnostic, preventive, treatment and case management services to patients with infectious, as well as, latent tuberculosis infections. Coordinates consultative medical services. The program provides all services without cost to local patients.

Hypertension and Diabetes Program – Provides joint management of qualified patients. Hypertension Treatment Management includes blood pressure monitoring, medications, motivation, and clinical laboratory testing. The Diabetes Control Program provides monitoring for diabetic adult patients. Medication, education, nutrition classes and laboratory services are provided for diagnosed individuals.

Outreach Education – provides relevant training, presentations, in-services, and workshops. Topics include Occupational Exposure to Pathogens for Healthcare Workers, Infection Control, and Tuberculosis Skin Testing.

Remy Hutchins RN, BSN, MPH – Program Coordinator
Norma Evans – Administrative Assistant II
Voice: (229) 430-7870
Fax: (229) 430-2920

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