CDC: Big food illness outbreaks deadly but rare

...Prevention reported Tuesday.Locally, outbreaks at a restaurant are rare, said an official from the Richmond County Health Department.As it was releasing its planned monthly Vital Signs report on foodborne illness, the CDC said it was still...

Reduce traffic injuries

...enforcement, engineering, EMS and education. Warning tickets are a form of education.In Augusta the Richmond County Health Department was funded by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, from the NHTSA, for five years (1997-2002) to...

Gladys Temple

...had also worked at MCG in the Pediatric Department, and retired as a District Health Nurse from the Richmond County Health Department. She was in fellowship at the Believer's Gospel Chapel, was a facilitator and grader with the Emmaus Program...

Pavey: Georgia's oldest public fishing area, in McDuffie County, has turned 50

...and unsafe practice to feed alligators, it is also against the law in Georgia." RABID COYOTE: The Columbia County Health Department advised us Thursday afternoon that a coyote found in the Knob Hill Farm Road area tested positive for rabies...

Rabid bats caught in south Augusta

The Richmond County Health Department issued a warning Monday after four rabid bats were caught...rabid animal, residents are asked to contact the Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234.

Jackson leaves mayor 'dumbfounded'

...must have been unhappy and reported his too-close encounter with Little Lucky because a man from the McDuffie County Health Department came a-calling and checked with the vet to make sure Little Lucky's rabies shots were up to date.But he...

Coyote with rabies found in Columbia County

...coyote found Thursday in the Knob Hill Farm Road area of Columbia County has tested positive for rabies, the county Health Department said.Because this area consists of both rural pasture land with livestock and suburban communities, the health...

Rabid bat found in Goshen

...Goshen subdivision, according to the Richmond County Health Department.Augusta Animal Services retrieved the bat from...contact between humans and wild animals to Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234. Report contact of pets...

Mosquito complaints increased last year

...abandoned or neglected in the city.The Richmond County Health Department received 2,122 complaints through Augusta's...environmental health specialist with the Colum bia County Health Department.Thornhill urged residents to eliminate all...

Private pool inspection change sought

...clear that privately owned pools that are not open to the public should not be under the jurisdiction the local, county health department," he said.The bill does allow pool owners to request county inspections, and it permits local governments...