Macon County Georgia

Board of Commissioners' Office
121 South Sumter Street
Oglethorpe, Georgia 31068

Board of Health

Learn More About the Health Department

County Boards of Health were created by Georgia Law in 1914. The law establishes a Board in each county in the state and is the basis upon which the statewide public health department The Macon County Board of Health consists of seven members appointed according to law.

By law, County Boards of Health have broad and comprehensive functions and responsibilities in their counties. As set forth by Georgia law, the board of health is required to:

The duties of individual Board members are varied and include the following: