• Contact us

    Business hours (EST) at 706-335-4866

     

  •        

  • Banks County Health Department

    667 Thompson Street
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2296
    7-060-677-4042 (fax)
    Hours:
    Monday 8AM?5PM
    Tuesday 8AM?5PM
    Wednesday 8AM?5PM
    Thursday 8AM?5PM
    Friday 8AM?5PM
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed

    About Us

    Mission and Values
    The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is:

    To prevent disease, injury and disability;
    promote health and well being;
    and prepare for and respond to read more
    • About

      Mission and Values
      The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is:

      To prevent disease, injury and disability;
      promote health and well being;
      and prepare for and respond to disasters.
      DPH?s workforce is guided by the following core values in carrying out our public health work:

      People ? We value our employees as professional colleagues. We treat our customers, clients, partners, and those we serve with respect by listening, understanding and responding to needs.

      Excellence ? Commitment, accountability, and transparency for optimal efficient, effective, and responsive performance.

      Partnership ? Internal and external teamwork to solve problems, make decisions, and achieve common goals.

      Innovation ? New approaches and progressive solutions to problems. Embracing change and accepting reasonable risk.

      Science ? The application of the best available research, data and analysis leading to improved outcomes.

    • Highlights

      • Health Department
      • COVID -19 Information