North Central Health District


Hancock County Health Department

Macon-Bibb County Health Department

For COVID-19 testing referral through North Central Health District, call our COVID-19 Testing Line at 1-844-987-0099.

Call Line Hours: M-F: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. & Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

You will be screened by a public health representative. All symptomatic individuals will be eligible for COVID-19 testing. Health care workers, first responders, law enforcement and long-term care facility residents and staff will still be prioritized for testing regardless of whether they are or are not symptomatic. Learn more.

Health department services are limited during the COVID-19 public health response. You must call for an appointment for services - no walk-ins at this time.

For information about COVID-19, including case numbers, guidance documents and more, visit our COVID-19 information page. The county health department cannot provide COVID-19 testing. Testing is done at hospitals, private physician, urgent care centers and other healthcare providers.

Free & Low-Cost Healthcare for Our Community

Hancock County Health Department is dedicated to preventing disease, promoting health and protecting our community against health threats through education, service, advocacy and collaboration.

We offer more than 30 different programs and services, all focused on protecting you, your family and your community. We want to protect your health wherever you live, work and play. Many services we provide are available free, and all services we provide are low-cost. Learn more about cost, insurance and payment for our services. No one is denied service because of inability to pay or lack of insurance.

Our Team

Office Manager:    Nyademor Wiley

County Nurse Manager:    Shirley Tucker, RN

Environmental Health County Manager:    David Mercer
Please note the Environmental Health Specialist only works in Hancock County on Tuesdays and Thursdays

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:   8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday:   8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


WIC: Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Health department offices are closed on all state-observed holidays.

Contact Us

Call the Front Office: (706) 444-6616

Call Environmental Health: (706) 444-6616

Send a Fax: (706) 444-5647

Visit or Send Mail:

Hancock County Health Department
516 Boland Street
P.O. Box 398
Sparta, GA 31087

Attend a Board of Health Meeting

We value your thoughts and would love to hear your opinions. All Board of Health meetings are open to the public. Find a schedule of upcoming Board of Health meetings on our Events Calendar.

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