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Dawson County Health Department to close for renovations
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The current Dawson County Health Department building sits at 54 Ga. 53 in downtown Dawsonville. - photo by Julia Hansen

From Dec. 12 through Dec. 16, the Dawson County Health Department will close all health department services to update and repair the building. 

According to a press release by District 2 Public Health, all health department services will be halted during the repairs, but environmental health services will remain open and available and will not be affected by the temporary closure. 

“All Dawson County residents requiring health department services during the closure should contact Forsyth, Lumpkin or White county health departments to receive care,” the release said. “If a resident would like to obtain vital records, such as a birth or death certificate, contact Hall County Health Department.” 

The contact number and location of each neighboring county’s health department are: 

  • Forsyth County Health Department: 428 Canton Highway, Cumming, 30040; 770-781-6900

  • Hall County Health Department: 1290 Athens Street, Gainesville, 30507; 770-531-5600

  • Lumpkin County Health Department: 60 Mechanicsville Road, Dahlonega, 30533; 706-867-2727

  • White County Health Department: 1331 Helen Highway, Cleveland, 30528; 706-865-2191

For health department hours of operation and availability of services, go to and click on “locations”.