Depending on the severity of inclement weather, tropical storms and hurricanes may impact Health System services, locations and physician practices. For the most updated information regarding location closings and patient care, click on the links below:
Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to impact Glynn County late Thursday, Sept. 1 through Friday, Sept. 2. Due to the anticipated weather conditions, select Southeast Georgia Health System services and locations will be closed on Friday, Sept. 2. Learn more.
Keeping informed about health news is the first defense to protect yourself from contracting an infectious disease and prevent the rapid spread of viruses. Taking simple precautions can make a big impact on your health and the health of those you come into contact with every day. Learn more about infectious diseases, how they spread, where they are located and how to avoid them by reading the below articles.
The Zika virus is now making headlines due to outbreaks as well as the reported risk to pregnant women which results in babies with birth defects. As per the latest information provided by the CDC, the Zika virus has not been transmitted within the United States. Cases of Zika virus have been reported in returning travelers within the United States.