North Central Health District


Monroe County Health Department


Monroe_Co._Health_Dept.About the Monroe County Health Department:

The Monroe County Health Department serves the entire population in the county. Our services are available to everyone regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political beliefs, disability, or sex. We charge only minimal fees for our services and some services have adjusted fee scales based on the ability to pay. Medicaid and Medicare are also accepted forms of payment. Make sure to follow Monroe County Health Department on Facebook to receive information on local events, emergency information and more!

Monroe County Community Health Assessment

Customer Satisfaction Survey

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

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106 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Forsyth, GA 31029

(478) 992-5082 Office
(478) 992-5085 Fax
(478) 993-3081 Environmental Health

County Nurse Manager:
Whitney Lovett, RN

Environmental Health Specialist:
Gina Smith

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed on State-Observed Holidays

*Please call ahead to schedule an appointment. Many services may be offered through same day appointments. Limited walk-in services are provided on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Same day appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call Monroe County Health Department for more details.

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

Programs and Services Offered:

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.