About Us

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A Message from Dr. Janet Memark –

Welcome to the Cobb & Douglas Public Health website, your online resource for promoting and protecting the health and safety of our local community and region. We’re pleased you took the time to visit, and whether you’re a resident or visitor of Cobb or Douglas counties or not, we hope you find our site an easy-to-use and informative tool that meets your public health needs.

Since 1920, Cobb & Douglas Public Health has been dedicated to a mission of creating healthier lives in a healthier community. We are committed to improving quality of life by promoting health and safety through education and communication, providing access to exceptional medical services, tracking and preventing the spread of disease, and ensuring that our community is prepared for public health emergencies.

Our established partnerships with organizations, businesses, agencies, and local leaders continue to be essential in maintaining a healthy and safe community for everyone who lives, works, and plays in Cobb or Douglas county. We offer a trusted team of committed leaders and professionals with a wide variety of specialties, whose expertise and compassion for those we serve is reflected in the recognition they have achieved in their respective fields.

We strive for excellence in service, and quality of care – and in 2015 we were recognized as the first public health district in the state of Georgia to achieve accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).  We are proud to be one less than 10 percent of accredited by PHAB in the US.

In short, everything we do at Cobb and Douglas Public Health fuels our passion to create “Healthier Lives. Healthier Community.” Please enjoy our website, and we look forward to helping you and every member of our community be healthy.

Warm Regards,

Our Awards

At Cobb & Douglas Public Health, we strive to create healthier lives in the communities where we work. Every day, residents of Cobb and Douglas counties are served by dedicated, talented and caring public health professionals. Together with our staff and partners, Cobb & Douglas Public Health strives to exceed expectations. Here, we honor the awards and recognition our staff, facilities, and agency have achieved through continuous improvement and industry excellence.

See what awards Cobb & Douglas Public Health and our staff have received here.