Important Information:

COVID Vaccines

Effective January 1st, 2023 the Lumpkin County Health Department will reduce the quantity and brands of COVID vaccines we have available.  

  • 12 years of age and older- We will only carry the Moderna brand vaccine.  This includes the regular vaccine and Bi-valent booster.  Remember: you can safely mix COVID vaccine brands throughout the series.
  •  Infants 6 months of age thru children 11 years old- We will only carry the Pfizer brand vaccine.  This includes the regular vaccine and Bi-valent booster.  It is recommended that this age group stay with the same vaccine brand throughout the series.
  •  Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) brand vaccine will no longer be carried.
  •  Our local pharmacies, Hall County Health Department & Forsyth County Health Department will be carrying other brands.
  •  No appointment needed.  Call our office at 706-867-2727 for weekly walk-in days & times.

Testing Locations

Lumpkin County Health Department no longer offers on-site COVID -19 testing. All District 2 Health Departments have free take home test kits. District 2 has one free testing location. Please click on the link below for location information.

Free District 2 COVID - 19 Testing Location

Holiday and Special Events Dates and Times

  • May 18th - Closed for Staff Development Day
  • May 25th - 8:30 AM Board of Health Meeting (Open the the Public)
  • May 29th - Closed for State Holiday
  • June 19th - Closed for State Holiday
  • June 22nd - Closing at 3:00 PM 
  • July 4th - Closed for State Holiday
  • July 20th - Closing at 3:00 PM

Mission Statement

The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is to promote health and prevent diseases, injury, and disability. We work with our communities, public and private agencies, businesses, elected officials, and all people to ensure the highest quality health education, health promotion, disease prevention, and health services.