The Lowndes County Health Department offers a range of medical care services for the residents of Georgia. It offers environmental services that include the inspections to insure the safety of septic tanks, restaurants, tourist facilities and public swimming pools. The department provides health education to individuals, community groups, churches and schools. The Lowndes County Health Department offers flu shots and pneumonia vaccines. It administers several infectious disease programs for individuals with diseases, such as tuberculosis, meningitis and hepatitis. The department provides monitoring solutions for chronic diseases, including asthma and high blood pressure. The Lowndes County Health Department also offers treatment solutions for illnesses and minor injuries. It is a part of the South Health District.