Peach County Health Department
The Peach County Health Department located in Fort Valley provides programs and services to protect the health and well being of everyone in the county. These include disease prevention, environmental protection, health monitoring, health promotion, health care access, and emergency preparedness and response. We invite you to take a few minutes to explore all the offerings of Public Health in the Peach County Community. Make sure to follow Peach County Health Department on Facebook to receive information on local events, emergency information and more!
A bi-lingual interpreter is available on a limited basis. Please call to verify availability.
Looking for environmental health services? Visit the Peach County Environmental Health page.
*Flu shots are given daily between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed during lunch hours of 12-1 p.m.
(Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred)
406 East Church Street
Fort Valley, GA 31030
(478) 825-6939 Office
(478) 825-6792 Fax
(478) 825-6134 Environmental Health
County Nurse Manager:
Bertha Ashley, RN
Environmental Health Specialist:
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed on State-Observed Holidays
Visit the Upcoming Events page for a full list of upcoming meetings.
Programs and Services Offered:
- Babies Can’t Wait Referrals
- Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
- Environmental Health
- Family Planning – Birth Control Choices Video
- Flu & Pneumonia Injections
- Genetic Counseling
- Genetics Screening
- Head Lice Checks
- Health Check
- HIV Testing
- Lab Blood Testing
- Mammogram Referrals
- Perinatal Case Management
- PKU/Sickle Cell Service
- Pregnancy Testing
- STD Testing
- TB Testing
- Vision, Hearing & Dental Screening
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
- 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.