Recognizing the ever changing complexity of the health care community, Clay County Health Department and West Central Health District exist as resources to ensure an environment where all people can obtain health care services and attain optimum health and well-being by valuing themselves, by valuing others, and by caring.
Mailing Address and Clinic Location
147 Wilson Street
Fort Gaines, Georgia 39851
Lindsey Hixon, BSN, RN
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Closed for Lunch from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Scheduled Appointments Preferred
Walk -ins Accepted
Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Provides breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to low income and uninsured Georgia women 40 to 64 years of age. Some younger women with symptoms of breast cancer may also qualify. Read more.
Connects families and their children with medical preventive care or developmental services available through health care providers and other community resources. Read more.
Works with local, state and federal authorities to stay ahead of chemical, biological and radiological threats to public health by planning, training and raising awareness.
Provides primary prevention through a combination of surveillance, education, enforcement, and assessment programs designed to identify, prevent and abate the environmental conditions that adversely impact human health. Click here for Environmental Health information and documents specific to Clay County.
Provides vaccinations for children and adults to include: Td/Tdap, HPV, Hep A and Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Hib, Meningitis, Pneumonia, Flu, Polio, Rotovirus, PCV, Dtap. Read more.
Laboratory Services/Wellness Panel
The health department can provide general laboratory services as ordered by a physician. Fees vary by test; please call for more information.
Services to Students & Schools
Hearing, vision and dental screenings for school aged children. Scoliosis screening provided for elementary & middle school students, daycare/school immunization certificates. Auditing for schools of their immunization records of kindergarten/first graders. Read more.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic
Diagnoses and treats patients with sexually transmitted diseases and any other communicable diseases. The clinic also provides HIV counseling, testing, and confidential partner notification.
Healthy lifestyle counseling, abstinence counseling, pregnancy testing, physical exam with birth control, STD evaluation. Also, HIV counseling and testing, and referrals for various health problems.
Tuberculosis Control Clinic
Offers detection, treatment, education and follow-up on the Tuberculosis germ. Read more.
WIC – Women, Infants and Children
Provides supplemental food vouchers to eligible clients, and also works to prevent nutrition related health problems while improving nutritional health. Read more.
Provides physical exams including pap smears, lab testing and assessment for contraceptives.