Coastal Health District

Health Promotion

100% Tobacco-Free Schools

Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of premature death and disease in Georgia and in the nation (Georgia 2009 Tobacco Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students. Currently, 19% of adult Georgians smoke... Read More

Chatham County Community Indicators

The Savannah-Chatham Community Indicators Coalition is pleased to provide a source for reliable community health and population data for Chatham County. Read More

Community Health Assessment

Information on the major health indicators, where we stand in terms of health and how are communities compare to the state. The Community Health Assessment encompasses data from all of our 8 Coastal Health District counties. Read More

Tobacco-Free Living

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States and in Georgia. The Coastal Health District is committed to preventing initiation of tobacco use and helping our smokers to quit. We are also dedicated to ensuring smoke-free air in schools, public parks and indoor places of employment, particularly for infants, children, pregnant women and citizens with asthma and/or other chronic respiratory diseases (those who are at highest risk for illnesses resultant from exposure to second-hand smoke). Read More

We Can! Initiative

The We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) Initiative is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers and entire communities a way to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight. Read More