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.

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...

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...

One positive TB reaction at Columbia County elementary school

...test a week after a fourth-grader was removed from school for possible exposure to the disease.The Columbia County Health Department administered the test to 62 children and adults at the school in Evans on Wednesday and results were revealed...

CSRA Partnership for Community Health dissolving to let centers continue work

...but continue to volunteer for various health organizations.The partnership began in 1993 when the Richmond County Health Department, Richmond County Commission and University Hospital met to discuss ways to improve health care in the area...

Richmond County Health Department to hold teen pregnancy prevention event Tuesday

An event Tuesday night at the Richmond County Health Department aims to prevent teen pregnancy by helping parents and teens talk about the issue.The free event from 5 to 7 p.m. will include...

Columbia County Health Department to hold two more walk-in flu shot clinics

...mist available for vaccinations against A/H1N1 influenza and A/H3N2 influenza, will be held at the Columbia County Health Department at 1930 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.Thursday's clinic hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the final...

Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

The Richmond County Health Department will begin testing students at Hephzibah High School for...would only identify herself as an official with the Richmond County Health Department gave a presentation to the assembly but refused to be photographed...

Rabid raccoon attacks stray dog in Richmond County

...Apple Valley subdivision on Sept. 27, said Randy Wishard, environmental health county manager for Richmond County Health Department. The raccoon, which was already dead when authorities arrived, was sent for testing and was found to be positive...

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...