Wilkinson County Health Department
The 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!
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, Nurse Practitioner
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
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
- 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
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.