If you have a public health emergency or an urgent report of an infectious disease and need to reach us outside of normal business hours, call 706-583-2870.

Please be prepared to tell (or leave a message for) the staff member with the immediate details, including your name and call-back phone number. Someone will return your call as soon as possible.

This number is NOT for making or rescheduling appointments or for general contact of the local health department.  Regular reporting of notifiable diseases should be reported as normal through SENDSS or to the district health office.



Northeast Health District
Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response
189 Paradise Boulevard
Athens, GA 30607

706-369-4038 Phone
706-583-2827 Fax

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Sarah Peck, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Chris Tucker, Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Austin Arrowood, Training Coordinator/Risk Communicator

Elisabeth Wilson, Healthcare Community Liaison

Joshua Bowman, Program Associate