North Central Health District


Wilkinson County Health Department


wilkinson_county_health_dept2The mission of the Wilkinson County Health Department is to provide health education, prevention and protection services to the community. Make sure to follow Wilkinson County Health Department on Facebook to receive information on local events, emergency information and more!

Wilkinson County Community Health Assessment

Customer Satisfaction Survey

For any individuals interested in Car Seat Safety Classes offered at the health department, please call us at 478-946-2226. A car safety seat that is used correctly makes a HUGE difference. Four out of 5  car seats are used incorrectly. Be sure and learn how to properly install your child’s safety seat TODAY!

123 High Hill Street
Irwinton, GA 31042

(478) 946-2226 Office
(478) 946-2043 Fax
(478) 946-2226  Environmental Health

Acting County Nurse Manager:
Jessica Yates, Registered Nurse

Environmental Health Specialist: Dana Smith
Please note that the environmental health specialist is only in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Closed on State-Observed Holidays

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

Programs and Services Offered:

  • B-12 Injection (as ordered by a physician)
  • Babies Can’t Wait Referrals
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
  • Car Seat Safety Classes – Call to learn more!
  • Environmental Health
  • Evaluation of Existing Sewage & Water Systems
  • Family Planning – Birth Control Choices Video
  • Flu & Pneumonia Injections
  • Genetics Counseling
  • Genetics Screening
  • Head Lice Checks
  • Health Education Programs
  • Health Check
  • Hematocrit-Hemoglobin Checks
  • HIV Testing
  • Immunizations
  • Injury Control Program
  • Laboratory Testing (with medical recommendation)
  • Maternal Health
  • PKU/Sickle Cell Service
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Scoliosis Screening
  • STD Testing
  • TB Testing
  • Vision, Hearing & Dental Screening
  • WIC

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.