Vital Records provide accurate data concerning life events. The state of Georgia maintains vital records filed from 1919 to the present.
Cobb & Douglas Public Health is responsible for filing, preserving, protecting, and issuing certified copies of all Georgia births.
Please be advised: While we are now able to issue death certificates for events that occur within the state of Georgia, we cannot guarantee immediate issuance of the certificate if the event occurred in another county.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Please note: On the 3rd Wednesday of every month, we open at 9:00 a.m.)
Our new online appointment/queuing system is available on site or you can book your appointment now. Click Here. Please note that the online appointment system will only allow for one appointment maximum per day per email address.
**For staff assistance in scheduling an appointment, please leave a voicemail on our appointment request line at (770) 514-2337.
For Frequently Asked Questions, visit our FAQ page.