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Houston County Health Department


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About the Houston County Health Department:

The Houston County Health Department serves people of all classes and economic status and is responsible for protecting public health and safety as well as preventing disease and disability. Minimal charges and appointments are made for certain services. Make sure to follow Houston County Health Department on Facebook to receive information on local events, emergency information and more!

Houston County Community Health Assessment

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Looking for environmental health services? Visit the Houston County Environmental Health page.

Address:
98 Cohen Walker Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31088

Phone:
(478) 218-2000 Office
(478) 218-2017 Fax
(478) 218-2020 Environmental Health

County Nurse Manager:

Chris Sikes, RN

Environmental Health County Manager:
Christine Buffington

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed on State-Observed Holidays

Board Meetings:
Visit the Upcoming Events page for a full list of upcoming meetings.

About the Houston County Health Department:

All services offered at the Houston County Health Department are available to anyone. A Spanish-speaking interpreter is available during business hours. We have a conference room that can be rented by the hour for the general public and soon there will be a ceiling mounted projector.

*We’re visiting schools throughout Houston County to provide students with free flu shots. See the entire School Based Flu Schedule and download a consent form for your child now!

*Are you planning to travel? Come visit our International Travel Clinic for the latest information on immunizations and health information to ensure a safe and healthy trip. Appointments are available for groups and off-site gatherings.

*Car Seat Safety Classes are now being offered for Houston County residents! Participants in need may receive a car seat for free while supplies last after completing the class.

*If you are in a hurry and need immunization services without the wait, come visit our Adult Immunization Clinic. Follow the signs in the parking lot of the Houston County Health Department to the dedicated Adult Immunization Clinic entrance.

*Take care of yourself! Please visit the Houston County Health Department for Family Planning services. Our specially trained nurses are available with Family Planning related information, birth control options, health screenings, and risk reduction planning. Call 218-2000 for appointments.

*Pertussis (whooping cough) is most severe for babies, who often catch the illness from a family member or other caregiver whose immunity has lessened so that they have become carriers. All caregivers of infants should get a whooping cough booster, called TDaP. It’s especially important for those in close contact with babies younger than 12 months.

*We are also proud to announce that we are offering Zostavax, the shingles vaccine. Most Medicare Part D plans are accepted to cover the cost of the vaccine. Call or visit the health department for more information!

*The health department is also offering Gardasil, the first vaccine developed to prevent cervical cancer due to HPV. Vaccination is recommended for girls and boys ages 9-26. Call or visit the health department for more information.

*Are you or your employees in need of CPR, Blood Borne Pathogen, or First Aid Certification? We can help! Certified instructors are available by appointment for group or individual instruction. American Red Cross and American Heart Association Certifications are available. Call our Health Educator at 478-218-2000.

*Give your baby or child a Great Start! If you are pregnant or care for a child birth through 5 years old, please call 1-855-707-8277 to find out what resources are available in Houston County for your child or family. The call is free!

Expecting your first child? Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a voluntary program for women who are expecting their first baby. If you enroll, a registered nurse will visit you in hour home throughout the pregnancy and continue until your child’s second birthday.

*If an organization or group needs health education services, please feel free to contact our Health Educator at the Houston County Health Department at 478-218-2000.

Training offered by Health Department:

* BLS for Healthcare workers Initial Training
* BLS for Healthcare workers Renewal

For more information on BLS training, please call the Houston County Health Department at 478-218-2000. Additional information on finding a class and registration can be found at www.heart.org. All classes will be taught at 98 Cohen Walker DriveWarner Robins, GA31088 in the Conference Room. Student rates are available.

Programs and Services Offered:

* No Appointment Necessary

Service Fees & Insurance

Small fees are charged for some services such as: immunizations, water sampling and septic tank inspections and permits.
Some services are charged on a sliding scale determined by client income. Medicaid/Medicare are billed for participating clients with presentation of card at the time of visit.
Services may be covered by insurance plans provided by:

  • United Healthcare
  • Coventry
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield for immunizations only

Contact the health department for more information on what insurance we accept. No one is denied service because of inability to pay or lack of insurance.