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East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

Health Director’s Message

Welcome to the East Central Regional Public Health website.  I am pleased you are reviewing our online resources and hope you will find this page easy to navigate and helpful.

Our mission in public health is focused on creating healthier lives and a healthier community.  We are all committed to improving quality of life through education, communication, and providing services, and close tracking of infectious diseases, as demonstrated in the ongoing pandemic.

Relationships with local leaders, organizations, and schools are vital in maintaining a healthy, safe community for all those who live in our district.

Please enjoy our website, know we are committed to ongoing health improvement efforts always and look forward to serving every member of our community in achieving greater health and longevity.

Lee Merchen, MD
District 6 Health Director